Is solar worth it in Perth?


Is solar worth it in Perth?

Short Answer: Yes. While the payback of solar in Perth is now longer, you can still own your Perth home faster with solar power than without — despite WA’s miserable feed-in tariff. The solar feed-in tariff in Western Australia has been cut to the bone and beyond.

How much does a 5kW solar system cost in Perth?

Perth solar panel prices

System size: 3kW 5kW
Average prices: $4,193 $5,488

How much is the solar rebate in WA?

For 2020, the solar power rebate value in Western Australia is $814, which is equivalent to 22 STCs for a 1.5kW system. If you have a 2kW system, you will get $1,110 or 30 STCs. These estimates are based on a $37 STC value.

How many solar panels can I have in WA?

If your home is located in WA and takes single-phase electricity, the maximum solar inverter size you can install is 5kW. This has been decided by Western Power, the state’s network operator.

How much does it cost to install solar panels in Perth?

In 2021, the most commonly installed solar panel Perth is a 6.6kW solar system. A good 6.6kW solar system Perth would cost anywhere between $6,000 – $8,500.

How much is 1 kWh in Perth?

Standard Electricity Tariffs

Prices including GST Electricity Prices (Bundled)
Peak Tariff 38.96 cents/kWh
Off-peak Tariff 38.96 cents/kWh
Daily Supply Charge $ 5.34 meter/day

How many watts should a 5kW solar system produce?

So a 5kW solar system should on average produce around 20kWh per day. You will likely see much more power produced during great solar days in summer, probably up to 30kWh and much less power produced during a cloudy winter day maybe lower than 10kWh. But over the year it should average out to around 20kWh.

Is there a solar battery rebate in WA?

DEBS will apply to eligible households, schools and not-for-profits installing new solar panels or batteries, or upgrading their existing solar panel system (up to a five kilowatt maximum). Under the new scheme: Electricity exported between 3pm and 9pm will earn 10 cents a kilowatt-hour (kWh);

Do I qualify for solar rebate wa?

If you purchase solar panels that are installed by a Clean Energy Council installer, you will receive the Australian government solar rebate. Once your system is up and running, you will also receive a solar feed-in tariff for every kilowatt (kWh) you export back to the electricity grid.

How much are solar panels in WA?

To give you a rough guide, a 1.5 Kw solar system costs in the region of $2,000, compared to a 5Kw system that will cost nearer $4,000. However, there are always competitive deals to be had and solar system prices will vary according to requirements.

How much does a 10kW solar system cost in Australia?

According to Solar Choice’s own data, the average 10kW solar system price in Australia as of September 2020 is about $0.98 per watt – or about $9,850, with a low of $0.48/W and a high of about $1.32/W.