The cost of a solar installation in Australia has dropped significantly in recent years. Numbers show that the cost of an average installation has fallen from roughly $8.50 per Watt in 2009, to around $2.50/W. That’s a major reduction in anyone’s language.
Reducing or eliminating the electricity bill is overwhelmingly the number one reason why one in six Australian households have chosen to invest in self-generated electricity using solar photovoltaic systems
It’s hardly news that electricity prices around Australia are on the rise. The problem is that getting to the bottom of just what is behind the vastly higher bills that most households currently face can be difficult. It’s also a topic that is becoming increasingly contested in Australia’s political debate.
A common misconception is that if you buy 3 kW of panels you’re going to get 3 kW of power as soon as the sun is up. In reality, at most you’re probably going to get around 80% of that…