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Residential Solar PV Price Index January 2017

Residential Solar PV Price Index January 2017

The 2017 solar year has started with average solar power generation prices sitting stable at close to $1.62/W continuing the trend of the previous six months. Smaller sized PV systems between 2.5kW and 2kW are the most expensive to install on a price per watt basis with 5 to 10kW systems offering the best value for money. The most expensive install location is Darwin and the cheapest is Perth, however Darwin gets way more sun than most so in the long run the higher install price may have a quicker payback time.

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Residential Solar PV Price Index – November 2016

Residential Solar PV Price Index – November 2016

Average solar power system prices in most Australian capital cities changed little between October and November 2016, according to data from the Solar Directory installer network. Currently, the average price for a solar power system is close to $1.63 per watt give or take a few cents.

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Residential Solar PV Price Index – July 2016

Residential Solar PV Price Index – July 2016

Average residential solar power system prices dropped to $1.63 per Watt during July equal to the low of April 2016 and close to the big low of $1.59 per Watt seen in December of 2015. The fall in solar PV prices applied to all system kW sizes. Perth has the best solar deals in Australia with some of the best prices for systems 2kW right through to 10kW and above.

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