Residential Solar PV Price Index: June 2015

Residential solar PV system prices have remained steady from May through June with the average price per watt at roughly $1.85 per W across Australia. Slight decreases where recorded in some capital cities.

Average system prices June 2015
State1.5kW2kW3kW4kW5kW10kW
SA $3,690 $3,977 $5,097 $6,376 $7,049 $15,044
QLD $3,288 $4,043 $4,912 $6,197 $7,357 $15,294
ACT $4,302 $4,827 $6,131 $7,406 $8,654 $15,430
TAS $4,052 $4,723 $6,229 $7,683 $9,224 $17,462
VIC $4,338 $4,908 $6,005 $7,545 $9,112 $17,999
NSW $3,352 $3,935 $4,978 $6,179 $7,398 $14,269
WA $3,011 $3,769 $4,420 $5,719 $6,760 $14,203
Average $3,725 $4,311 $5,400 $6,730 $7,980 $15,789
Solar PV System Prices per Watt June 2015
Location1.5kW2.0kW3.0kW4.0kW5.0kW10kW
Sydney NSW $2.18 $1.94 $1.66 $1.54 $1.59 $1.39
Canberra ACT $2.82 $2.37 $2.01 $1.82 $1.71 $1.53
Melbourne VIC $2.89 $2.47 $1.99 $1.88 $1.82 $1.79
Hobart TAS $2.70 $2.35 $2.08 $1.93 $1.84 $1.73
Adelaide SA $2.41 $1.98 $1.69 $1.57 $1.47 $1.48
Perth WA $2.02 $1.89 $1.46 $1.43 $1.29 $1.25
Brisbane QLD $2.13 $1.99 $1.64 $1.56 $1.44 $1.47
Average $2.45 $2.15 $1.80 $1.66 $1.59 $1.56

Most installed component brands in May 2015

City Panel brands used Inverter brands used
Adelaide, SA Jinko, ReneSola, Sunrise Solartech, BenQ, Simax, Hanwha Q-Cells, Lightway, Trina Fronius, Growatt, Zeversolar, SMA, Surpass, ABB/PowerOne Aurora, SMA, Delta, Schneider-Xantrex
Brisbane, QLD ReneSola, Jinko, Australia Premium Solar, Jinko, Luxen, LG, Canadian Solar, Hanwha Q-Cells, REC, Suntech Fronius, Zeversolar, ABB/PowerOne Aurora, JFY, SMA, Eltek, REA Powered Micro, Samil Power, Schneider-Xantrex, Growatt
Canberra, ACT Jinko, Hanwha Q-Cells, Trina JFY, ABB/Power-One Aurora, Delta
Melbourne, VIC ReneSola, TDG, Jinko, Yingli, SolarWorld, Canadian Solar Fronius, Delta, ABB/Power-One Aurora, SMA, Zeversolar
Tasmania ReneSola, Hanwha Q-Cells, Yingli Fronius, Samil, ABB/Power-One Aurora
Sydney, NSW LG, Yingli, Hanwha Q-Cells, Top Solar, Suntech, CSun, Jinko, ReneSola, Trina, Canadian Solar SMA, UNO, ABB/Aurora Power-One, Samil Power, Fronius, Growatt, Zeversolar, Eversolar, Sungrow
Perth, WA TN, ET GoodWe, ABB/Aurora Power-One, SMA, Delta, JFY

Information source solarchoice.net.au