Queensland electricity consumers have experienced some quite substantial increases in power prices over the last few years with more on the horizon. Luckily Queensland also gets heaps of sunshine which makes solar especially attractive. With system prices falling to their lowest levels ever, now is a great time to invest.
These are the key point you need to know when considering solar in QLD.
Here’s the latest information on system sizes and rebates:
|System size||1.5 kW||2 kW||3 kW||4 kW||5 kW||6 kW||7 kW|
|Number of panels (approx.)||5||7||10||13||16||19||23|
|Value of rebate (STCs)||$975||$1,313||$1,988||$2,662||$3,338||$4,013||$4,688|
|Potential savings per year||391||548||875||961.08||1175||1805||2120|
|Approx Paybac||3 – 6 years||3 – 6 years||3 – 6 years||3 – 6 years||3 – 6 years||3 – 6 years||3 – 6 years|
These are the current rebates for retailers in QLD
Choosing a system size depends on many factors, including how much energy you use during daylight hours, how large your roof is, how much shading you have and the orientation of your roof.
Here is a simple guide to help you when getting quotes.
|Small Home||Medium Home||Large Home|
|System size||1.5 – 3 kW||3 – 5 kW||5 – 7 kW|
|Avg daily production||6.3 kWh||12 kWh||16.8 kWh|
Investing in a solar system for your home or business really is a no brainer due to a combination of high power prices and low system prices.
Solar Market allows you to compare quotes from up to 3 solar installers in your local area.
We put you in touch with reliable, Clean Energy Council (CEC) accredited installers who will look at your situation and come up with the best system for your needs.
Just complete the simple form and you’ll be contacting by 3 local solar firms who can help you find the system that’s right for your needs.