solar panel prices 2017

WaterWheelWaterWheel Posts: 284Registered Users ✭✭✭
solar panel prices dropping.
http://www.msn.com/en-us/money/companies/solar-panels-now-so-cheap-manufacturers-probably-selling-at-loss/ar-BBxJAth?li=BBmkt5R&ocid=spartandhp
Now if we can just get the price for inverters and batteries to drop as much.

Conext XW6848 with PDP, SCP, 80/600 controller, 60/150 controller and Conext battery monitor

21 SW280 panels on Schletter ground mount

48v Rolls 6CS 27P

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  • mkimkimkimki Posts: 1Registered Users
    A solar power system is customized for your home, so pricing and savings vary based on location, system size, government rebates and local utility rates. Savings on your total electricity costs is not guaranteed.There are many type of solar system in market.The price of solar system are low.For example: A system that costs $18,000 has a payback period of about 20 years. The cost of a solar panel today is around $3 per watt, and the extra cost of installation brings costs up to $5- $6 per watt.you can collect information about solar system price in internet...just search about solar system. http://www.jpost.com/PromoContent/8-Best-Reviewed-Portable-Solar-Power-Generators-for-2016-439477
  • isakshisinghalisakshisinghal Posts: 5Registered Users ✭✭

    In 2017, many homeowners were paying somewhere between $2.80-$4 per watt to install solar, and the average gross cost of solar panels before tax credits was $16,800. Using the U.S, average for system size at 5 kW (5000 watts), solar panel cost will range from $10,000 to $13,500 (after tax credits). That’s 9% lower than it was a year ago, and solar panel system costs are continuing to fall.


    Sakshi Zolt
    Researcher, Working as a  solar panels for home Consultant
  • dennis461dennis461 Posts: 106Registered Users ✭✭
    isakshisinghal , you should quote your source of information, it looks like you copied almost verbatim from
    https://news.energysage.com/how-much-does-the-average-solar-panel-installation-cost-in-the-u-s/

     
    Camden County, NJ, USA
    19 SW285 panels
    SE5000 inverter
    grid tied
  • PhotowhitPhotowhit Posts: 4,709Solar Expert ✭✭✭✭

    In 2017, many homeowners were paying somewhere between $2.80-$4 per watt to install solar, and the average gross cost of solar panels before tax credits was $16,800. Using the U.S, average for system size at 5 kW (5000 watts), solar panel cost will range from $10,000 to $13,500 (after tax credits). That’s 9% lower than it was a year ago, and solar panel system costs are continuing to fall.


    Sounds like an article written in early 2017, Lots of solar imports and hence installations seem to be on hold until the government decides if and/or how much they will increase tariffs.
    Home system 4000 watt (Evergreen) array standing, with 2 Midnite Classic Lites,  Midnite E-panel, Prosine 1800 and Exeltech 1100, ForkLift battery. Off grid for @13 of last 14 years. 1000 watts being added to current CC, @2700 watts to be added with an additional CC.
  • ecarusecarus Posts: 4Registered Users
    Looking to get a system probably next year, hoping too the price of inverters would drop.
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