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Commercial Solar PV Price Index for March 2017

March 31, 2017
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Average commercial solar system prices continue to decrease for the third month in a row, this month hitting a new all-time low of $1.21 per watt. Commercial solar system prices (10kW-100kW) All prices in the tables below include incentives available through the federal Renewable Energy Target as well as GST, but do not incorporate meter installation […]

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Commercial Solar PV Price Index for February 2017

February 28, 2017
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The average price of commercial-scale solar system installations in Australia dropped to a new all-time low of $1.23 per watt ($/W), according to data from the Solar Choice installer network database. The previous low – which held stead for about 3 months – was $1.25/W. All system sizes included in the index (10kW, 30kW, 50kW […]

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Solar Choice brokers 100kW solar system for Geelong High School

February 21, 2017
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Solar Choice has brokered the installation of a 100kW solar PV system for Geelong High School, a co-ed public secondary school in East Geelong, Victoria. The school opened in 1910, making it one of Victoria’s oldest state secondary schools. It moved to its current location (385 Ryrie Street, East Geelong) in 1915. Geelong High School originally approached […]

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Commercial Solar PV Price Index for January 2017

January 12, 2017
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Average commercial solar system prices continue at about $1.25/W for the fourth month in a row, starting off the new year with no eventful news. Commercial solar system prices (10kW-100kW) All prices in the tables below include incentives available through the federal Renewable Energy Target as well as GST, but do not incorporate meter installation fees […]

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Commercial Solar PV Price Index for December 2016

December 15, 2016
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Average commercial solar system prices saw virtually no change betwen November and December, according to data from the Solar Choice database. Prices have hovered around the $1.25 mark since September. Commercial solar system prices (10kW-100kW) All prices in the tables below include incentives available through the federal Renewable Energy Target as well as GST, but do […]

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Commercial Solar PV Price Index: November 2016

November 16, 2016
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The average price of a commercial solar PV system dropped very slightly between October and November 2016 (from about $1.26 per watt to about $1.25/W) according to figures from the Solar Choice installer network database. Commercial solar system prices (10kW-100kW) All prices in the tables below include incentives available through the federal Renewable Energy Target […]

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Commercial Solar PV Price Index: October 2016

October 26, 2016
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Average commercial solar system prices for all sizes that we track (10kW, 30kW, 50kW and 100kW) held stable at the $1.28/W low seen in September, according to data from Solar Choice’s installer network. Commercial solar system prices (10kW-100kW) All prices in the tables below include incentives available through the federal Renewable Energy Target as well as […]

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Commercial Solar PV Price Index: September 2016

September 27, 2016
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The average price of a commercial solar installation fell to an all-time low of $1.26 per watt ($/W) between August and September, according to data from Solar Choice’s installer network database. The drop was consistent across all solar system sizes, although there were slight fluctuations from city to city. Commercial solar system prices (10kW-100kW) All […]

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100kW solar PV systems: Compare prices and installer options

September 14, 2016
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100kW solar systems are among the most popular commercial solar system sizes in Australia. This article takes a look at pricing & energy yields for 100kW solar systems throughout Australia and offers some guidance as to how a business might go about comparing quotes and choosing an installer to do the job. Pricing for 100kW […]

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Commercial Solar PV Price Index: August 2016

August 23, 2016
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The average price of a commercial solar systems fell marginally between July and August to $1.28/W, according to figures from Solar Choice’s installer network database. Commercial solar system prices (10kW-100kW) All prices in the tables below include incentives available through the federal Renewable Energy Target as well as GST, but do not incorporate meter installation fees […]

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Commercial Solar PV Price Index: July 2016

July 28, 2016
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The average price for a commercial solar PV system dropped noticeably between June and July 2016, according to figures from Solar Choice’s installer network database. While prices for each month in the first half of 2016 saw an average of about $1.33, the average price for this month was $1.29 – on par with Dec […]

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Commercial Solar PV Price Index: June 2016

June 15, 2016
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Average commercial solar system prices have remained virtually unchanged for the past six months, according to data from Solar Choice’s installer network database, sitting at around $1.33 per watt of installed capacity. Commercial solar system prices (10kW-100kW) All prices in the tables below include incentives available through the federal Renewable Energy Target as well as […]

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Commercial Solar PV Price Index: April 2016

April 18, 2016
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The average price of a fully installed commercial-scale solar system changed little between March and April 2016 – holding steady at about $1.33 per watt. While there were slight increases in 10kW and 30kW system prices, this was offset by decreases in 50kW and 100kW system prices. Commercial solar system prices (10kW-100kW) All prices in the […]

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Commercial Solar PV Price Index: February 2016

February 17, 2016
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Average prices for commercial-scale solar PV system installations have remained largely unchanged between this month and last, according to figures from Solar Choice’s installer network database. Commercial solar system prices (10kW-100kW) All prices in the tables below include incentives available through the federal Renewable Energy Target as well as GST. Table 1: Commercial solar PV […]

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Commercial Solar PV Price Index: January 2016

January 29, 2016
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Mirroring the Residential PV Price Index for this month, commercial system prices have undergone a slight up-tick since the end of last year. Average commercial solar PV system prices currently sit at roughly $1.32 per watt, according to the figures that Solar Choice has available via our installer network database. Commercial solar system prices (10kW-100kW) […]

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Commercial Solar PV Price Index: December 2015

December 21, 2015
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December marks the second month running where the installer-nominated ‘Solar Choice Discount’ has been excluded from our calculations, resulting in pricing more reflective of actual retail commercial solar system prices available through installers in Solar Choice’s network. The overall result is apparently lower average prices for solar systems sized 10kW, 30kW, 50kW and 100kW. Regardless […]

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Commercial Solar PV Price Index: November 2015

November 30, 2015
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This month we have changed our methodology for calculating commercial solar system prices, leaving out the installer-nominated ‘Solar Choice Discount’ which is usually added on to the ‘final total’ column in our calculation spreadsheets. The result is what would appear to be lower system prices across most system sizes, and is a more accurate reflection […]

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Commercial Solar PV Price Index: October 2015

October 30, 2015
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Average commercial solar system prices have decreased for the second month in a row, according to data from the Solar Choice Installer Network database. The continuing drop follows a sharp rise that coincided with the implementation of a new internal data collection methodology which resulted in the inclusion of data from a larger number of […]

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Commercial Solar PV Price Index: September 2015

September 30, 2015
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Average commercial solar PV system prices for September were slightly lower than those from August. Commercial solar system prices (10kW-100kW) All prices in the tables below are include incentives available through the federal Renewable Energy Target as well as GST. Table 1: Commercial solar PV system prices for September 2015 (average) Recommend on Facebook Share […]

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Commercial Solar PV Price Index: July 2015

July 20, 2015
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Commercial solar system prices for July 2015 remain steady at around $1.44 per watt ($/W) on average. 10kW solar system prices continue the gradual rise that began about three months ago in April, while 30kW system prices have increased to a lesser degree. 50kW and 100kW system prices have both come down slightly, thanks mainly to […]

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Commercial Solar PV Price Index: June 2015

June 17, 2015
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Average indicative prices for commercial solar energy systems changed little between May and June 2015, continuing to hover around $1.44/W. Commercial solar energy system prices (10kW-100kW): Averages All prices in the tables below are include incentives available through the federal Renewable Energy Target as well as GST. STCs accounted for a price reduction of approximately 71c/kW for […]

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Commercial Solar PV Price Index: May 2015

May 7, 2015
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With the exception of 10kW solar systems, prices for commercial-scale solar PV systems in Australia decreased slightly on average between April and May of 2015, according to data from the Solar Choice installer network database. All prices are net, incorporating incentives available through the federal Renewable Energy Target as well as GST. STCs accounted for […]

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Commercial PV Price Index: April 2015

April 23, 2015
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Mirroring the trend observed in residential solar systems, average commercial solar system prices increased slightly between March and April of 2015. The increases were clearest among 10kW systems and less pronounced for 30kW, 50kW and 100kW systems. Prices rose most sharply in Tasmania, while conversely declining in Perth. All prices are net, incorporating incentives available through the federal Renewable Energy […]

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Commercial PV Price Index – March 2015

March 13, 2015
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Commercial solar system prices continued their subtle decline between February and March of 2015, according to pricing data from installers in Solar Choice’s network. All prices are net, incorporating incentives available through the federal Renewable Energy Target as well as GST. Table 1: Commercial solar PV system prices for March 2015 (average) Recommend on Facebook […]

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Commercial PV Price Index – February 2015

February 26, 2015
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Commercial solar system prices decreased slightly between January and February of 2015, according to pricing data from installers in Solar Choice’s network. All prices are net, incorporating incentives available through the federal Renewable Energy Target as well as GST. Table 1: Commercial solar PV system prices for February 2015 (average) Recommend on Facebook Share on […]

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Commercial PV Price Index – January 2015

January 23, 2015
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Echoing residential solar system price trends since the end of last year, commercial solar system prices have remained remarkably steady since November 2014 and January 2015. While there was some price fluctuation among the smaller commercial system sizes (10kW, 30kW, 50kW) 100kW system prices remaining flat across all cities included in our calculations. Table 1: Commercial solar […]

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Solar Choice Commercial brokers 100kW solar array for Natex Engineering

January 6, 2015
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Solar Choice has brokered the installation of a 100kW solar array for Melbourne-based Natex Engineering. With the client having made the decision to go solar within the space of about two months, the project has one of the shortest turnaround times that Solar Choice has yet brokered for a system of this size. Natex, which was established […]

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Commercial PV Price Index – November 2014

November 18, 2014
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Commercial solar prices continue to drop steadily month-by-month, according to data from the Solar Choice installer network. Prices in the tables below incorporate incentives available for systems up to 100kW in capacity under the federal government’s Renewable Energy Target. According to our data, federal incentives worked out to an effective system discount of approximately $0.60-0.70 per watt […]

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Solar Choice brokers 100kW rooftop solar array for Wangi District Workers Club, NSW

October 31, 2014
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Solar Choice Commercial has brokered a 100kW rooftop solar system for the Wangi District Workers Club on Lake Macquarie, just south of Newcastle, NSW. One of the club’s building committee members approached Solar Choice after having already received two offers from outside the Solar Choice network. Solar Choice initially brokered a Quote Comparison consisting of 7x […]

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Over 1 gigawatt of new solar was installed under small-scale RET in last 14 months: Green Energy Trading

October 28, 2014
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Continued uncertainty over the future of Australia’s Renewable Energy Target has boosted the nation’s uptake of rooftop solar, according to a new report, helping to push the total amount installed since July 2013 to 1GW. Data released by Green Energy Trading shows that more than 1,020MW of rooftop solar was installed across the country over the past […]

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Renewable Energy Target state-of-play: What you need to know

October 27, 2014
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Sydney Morning Herald Environment Editor Peter Hannam has provided a lucid overview of where things stand with the Renewable Energy Target (RET). The piece is worth a read for anyone who has been following the saga over the scheme’s future as a reminder of the current situation and what is at stake. Here is a quick […]

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