The 1.5kW solar system was once the most popular system installed in Perth. This is because government incentives at the time would only cover up to a maximum of this size system. Since then, government incentives have increased and the cost of solar components have come down and now most people are opting for larger systems.
How much energy does a 1.5kW solar system produce?
There are a lot of factors that can change a systems output efficiency, however in Perth, a 1.5kW solar system will generate an estimated average of 6.6kWh of energy per day. This is assuming panels are installed on a north facing roof with no shading issues.
How much money can I save?
Assuming you use all of the energy generated by the system, you can save upwards of $50 per month with a 1.5kW system. Keep in mind that money saved is largely determined by how much of the energy produced you actually consume, if you are exporting the energy back to the grid your savings may be notably less.
What kind of household does a 1.5kW solar system suit?
The 1.5kW system may be right for you if you have a smaller household with limited energy consumption i.e. if there is only a single occupant in the household or a retired couple with minimal energy requirements. In most other cases a 1.5kW system will not be large enough.
How much roof space is required for a 1.5kW solar system?
Depending on which panels are used, a 1.5kW system will comprise of 5 to 6 solar panels which equates to roughly 10m2 of roof space.
How much does a 1.5kW solar system cost?
Because every solar installation is different we cannot provide pricing before first assessing your individual needs and requirements. After discussing with you, we can customize a package with components tailored to your individual needs, give us a call so we can discuss which package is right for you.