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 of installed capacity.
Table 1: Commercial solar PV system prices (average)
Table 2: $/W commercial solar PV system prices (high, low, average)
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. Prices do not ordinarily incorporate meter installation fees or additional costs, such as ground-mounting or grid connection studies. The discount available to Solar Choice customers is also excluded from calculations, as are prices for ‘premium’ installer offerings. Median high and median low prices are the arithmetic averages taken from the range of high and low prices on offer across cities for each system size.
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