Solar PV rooftop systems: Factors affecting the pricing of your PV systems

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The cost of your solar PV rooftop system is affected by many factors. These include the following:

• government incentives and support schemes
• contractor installation costs
• type and number of panels
• type and size of inverter
• type of framing equipment and other system components
• height and accessibility of roof and whether it is tiled or metal or concrete
• any after sales service agreements
Keeping these variables in mind, this table provides an approximate guide on the price range for grid-connected solar
PV systems in the major capital cities. Government incentives are included in these figures. Note that the market costs change quickly and so these numbers are illustrative only.

SYSTEM SIZE ESTIMATED PRICE RANGE 1

1-5 kW Rs. 80/Wp

5-20 kW Rs. 70-80/Wp

20100 KW Rs. 65-70/Wp

100-1000 kW Rs.60-65/Wp

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