3kW Solar system: Prices output and savings
Power generation of a 3kW system
Solar panel output varies by seasonA 3kW solar system will generate more power in summer and less power in winter. It helps to know these figures and your electricity usage for each season so that you can select the most suitable system size for year-round savings.
3kW Solar system prices
What about those ads for cheaper 3kW systems?We advise against going for a budget 3kW system. You may even see prices for 5kW systems that match the prices we publish for 3kW units. Our prices reflect the cost of installing a system good enough to last its 25-year useful life, which means the components, warranties and quality of the install are all better.
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Savings and payback on 3kW solar systems
Accurate 3kW system calculationsFor an accurate indication of the payback and savings of a 3kW system at your property, plug in your location, usage and rooftop details into our solar panel calculator to receive your solar results.
Should I consider a larger system?
- Low electricity usage
- Do not occupy the property during daylight hours
- Have no intention of adding a battery
- Have no intention of powering an electric vehicle
Reasons to select a larger systemYears ago, the sensible approach was to select a system size that output enough to power your daylight electricity needs. Several developments in recent years give cause for you to consider a larger system:
- Higher feed-in tariffs
- Lower payback periods
- Cost vs value of larger systems
- Ability to add a battery to your system, if not now then later
Price and payback difference for a larger system
- 3kW system in Brisbane $4,634
- 5kW system in Brisbane $6,270
- 3kW system = $1,545
- Additional 2kW = $818