Solar panel prices have dropped significantly in recent years and government incentives remain strong making larger solar systems more attainable than ever. Due to these factors the 3kW solar system is considered to be a low to mid sized system.
How much energy does a 3kW solar system produce?
There are a lot of factors that can change a systems output efficiency, however in Perth, a 3kW solar system will generate an estimated average of 13.2kWh 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 $100 per month with a 3kW 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 3kW solar system suit?
The 3kW system may be right for you if you have a medium sized household with modest energy consumption i.e. a small family with limited day time energy use. If your energy requirements are greater than this you should consider a 5kW or 6kW system.
How much roof space is required for a 3kW solar system?
Depending on which panels are used, a 3kW system will comprise of 11 to 12 solar panels which equates to roughly 20m2 of roof space.
How much does a 3kW 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.