Solar panels are one of the most popular ways for households to reduce their electricity bills in Australia. Solar Choice can help you to instantly compare solar installers and prices in Melbourne, VIC with free and impartial Solar Quote Comparisons.
We can also help you compare battery storage prices & options if you are looking to store energy for nighttime use.
About solar panel installations in the Melbourne area
Below is some basic information about solar energy in Melbourne.
- Roughly 16% of the households around Melbourne have solar panels on their roofs, according to data from the Australian Photovoltaic Institute (APVI)
- The average size of a solar energy system in Melbourne is approximately 14.91kW (including larger, commercial installations), also according to the APVI
- The average rooftop in Melbourne receives approximately 3.95 hours of ‘peak sun’ per day, averaged throughout the year. Assuming an overall system efficiency of about 80%, this means that:
- A 1.5kW system in Melbourne will produce about 4.74kWh per day in good conditions.
- A 3kW solar system will produce about 9.48kWh per day.
- A 5kW solar system will produce about 15.8kWh per day.
- A 10kW solar system will produce about 31.6kWh per day.
- Since 2008, Solar Choice has provided 119 quotes for homes and businesses in the 3000 area.
- There are currently 7 solar installers offering quotes through Solar Choice in the 3000 area
Learn more about solar power and energy storage in VIC.
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Compare solar energy and battery system installation prices in Melbourne
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Commercial solar project tender management
Solar Choice also manages tenders for commercial solar projects throughout Australia – including in Melbourne, VIC. Learn more about our commercial activities.