Commercial Solar PV Price Index – August 2020

With heavy activity in Victoria and shifts in solar technology to half cut solar modules,  price updates from several companies have resulted in a slight upwards shift in average dollar per watt ($/W) prices for commercial solar systems – increasing 2c per Watt from our last update in February to $1.14/W.

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 or additional costs, such as ground-mounting, switchboard upgrades or crane hire.

Table 1: Commercial solar PV system prices for Aug (median)

Aug 20 Commercial chart 1

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Table 2: $/W commercial solar PV system prices for Aug 2020 (median)

Aug 20 Commercial chart 2

Historic pricing for popular commercial solar system sizes

Aug 20 Commercial 10kWAug 20 Commercial 30kWAug 20 Commercial 50kWAug 20 Commercial 70kWAug 20 Commercial 100kW

Commercial system prices – All system sizes

Commercial Solar Price index

About this data

Tables and charts included in this article were compiled using data from Solar Choice’s installer network database, which contains regularly-updated pricing and product details from over 100 solar installation companies across Australia. Although all pricing calculations do account for federal incentives and GST, they do not incorporate meter installation fees or additional costs, such as ground-mounting or grid connection studies. ‘Premium’ installer offerings are not included in the calculations.

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