Average solar PV system prices for April 2016

The average solar power system price dropped between March and April 2016. The average price per Watt for a fully installed home solar power systems is sitting on around $1.60.

Average solar PV system prices for April 2016

State1.5kW2kW3kW4kW5kW10kW
SA $3,408 $3,679 $4,654 $5,694 $6,595 $14,219
QLD $3,111 $3,800 $4,630 $5,470 $6,340 $14,258
ACT $3,720 $4,120 $5,120 $5,979 $6,890 $13,669
TAS $3,890 $4,635 $6,140 $7,401 $8,503 $16,223
VIC $3,600 $4,069 $5,025 $6,146 $6,982 $13,709
NSW $3,187 $3,704 $4,771 $5,401 $6,401 $12,859
WA $2,332 $2,743 $3,741 $4,654 $5,721 $15,001
Average $3,320 $3,821 $4,849 $5,845 $6,775 $14,274

Solar PV System Prices per Watt April 2016

All prices in the table below include the federal STC incentive which installers ordinarily include in final system prices. GST is also included.

Location1.5kW2.0kW3.0kW4.0kW5.0kW10kW
Sydney NSW $2.08 $1.82 $1.53 $1.36 $1.27 $1.28
Canberra ACT $2.43 $2.02 $1.67 $1.46 $1.35 $1.36
Melbourne VIC $2.36 $2.00 $1.63 $1.50 $1.38 $1.36
Hobart TAS $2.53 $2.25 $1.99 $1.82 $1.67 $1.60
Adelaide SA $2.23 $1.80 $1.52 $1.38 $1.30 $1.40
Perth WA $1.55 $1.37 $1.25 $1.16 $1.14 $1.50
Brisbane QLD $2.00 $1.84 $1.48 $1.33 $1.26 $1.40
Average $2.17 $1.87 $1.58 $1.43 $1.35 $1.45

Most installed component brands in April 2016

City Panel brands used Inverter brands used
Adelaide, SA BenQ, Canadian, ET Solar, JA Solar, Hanwha Q-Cells, ReneSola, Simax, SunEd, Trina, Yingli Fronius, ABB/Power-One, Growatt, SMA, SolarMax, Sungrow, Surpass, ZeverSolar
Brisbane, QLD Australia Premium Solar, Canadian, CSun, Jinko, LG, Luxen, Phono,  Hanwha Q-Cells, ReneSola, Risen, SunEd, Suntech, TopSola, Trina, Yingli ABB/Power-One, Fronius, Eltek, JFY, REA, Schneider, SMA, Sungrow, ZeverSolar
Canberra, ACT Jinko, Opal, Phono, Hanwha Q-Cells, ReneSola, SunEd, Trina, Yingli ABB/Power-One, Delta, Fronius, JFY, SMA, Sungrow, ZeverSolar
Melbourne, VIC BLD, Canadian, CSun, Jinko, Hanwha Q-Cells, SolarWorld, SunEd ABB/Power-One, Fronius, Delta, JFY, SMA, Sungrow, ZeverSolar
Tasmania SunEd, Yingli ABB/Power-One, Fronius, SMA, Sungrow
Sydney, NSW Canadian, CSun, Hanwha Solar-One, JA Solar, Jinko, LG, Opal, Phono, Hanwha Q-Cells, ReneSola, SunEd, Trina, Yingli ABB/Power-One, Delta, Fronius, Growatt, Samil, SMA, Sungrow, UNO, ZeverSolar
Perth, WA ET Solar, GuangYe, ReneSolar, TN Solar, Trina GoodWe, SMA, Sungrow