Average solar system prices for Australia’s capital cities rose slightly (to $1.63/W) between September and October. Price increases were seen primarily among smaller systems (1.5kW – 5kW) in a handful of cities, while 10kW system prices remained steady.
The figures in the tables below are based on quoted prices from our network of 100+ installers across Australia. All prices in the tables below are after the STC incentive has been applied and inclusive of GST; they represent the total retail cost of having the system installed.
Average quoted price by city and system size
Prices for each system size are colour-coded. (Dark red for highest, dark green for lowest, yellow for mid-range prices.)
Median dollar-per-watt solar system prices
Median solar system prices (per watt) for all cities and system sizes, colour-coded from low (dark green) to high (dark red).
Historic price trends by system size (since January 2016)
Historic price trends: All system sizes (since January 2016)
(The table below does not incorporate system pricing data for Darwin.)