Installing a 6kW Solar Power System

6kW solar power systems are becoming increasingly popular with medium to large families as they have the capacity to cover bigger than average power bills and are better value for money than 5kW solar power systems.

They offer significant savings on your power expenses, help lower your carbon emissions and have the extra benefit of adding to the value of your home.

As with any major investment, it is important that you research your options before deciding on the best solar power system for your home. It is particularly important that ensure you purchase the correct size system, otherwise you risk installing one that doesn’t fully meet your power requirements.

The information below will help you decide whether a 6kW solar power system is sufficient for your needs. When it’s time to confirm your decision simply contact us for an obligation-free quote. We can answer any remaining questions you might have.

How much does a 6kW solar power system cost?

A 6kW solar power system is an investment of around $5,500-$10,000, including installation.
The quality of the system you buy will have an impact on the purchase price, as will the state or territory in which it’s installed. In all situations, we suggest you invest in premium quality panels over cheaper alternatives for the best possible solar experience.

Will a 6kW solar power system be big enough?

6kW solar power systems are a wise choice for medium to large families, with above average power consumption levels. It offers great value for money, using a 5kW inverter.

How much space do we need on the roof?

A 6kW solar power system comprises 24 solar panels and requires roughly 43 square meters of roof space. Should you have any concerns about whether you have sufficient room on your roof to fit this many panels, rest assured we can help. Get in touch with one of our team members to discuss your options as we have a number of solutions when space is limited.

How much money will a 6kW solar power system save?

Systems of this size offer up to $2,390 in savings each year. It is important to note however, that this figure is dependent on the quality of the system you buy and the location in which it is installed. Your feed-in-tariff rate (FIT) also plays a role in determining your yearly savings. For a more accurate estimate on the savings you can potentially make, try our solar savings calculator or contact us.

What’s the payback period?

A 6kW solar power system can pay itself off in as little as three years. Although the payback period does depend on the price you originally paid for your system and where it’s located.

Want to achieve even greater savings?

It pays to do your homework. If you are considering a 6kW system, you should also look into our 6.5kW systems (also known as a 6 Plus) which have the potential to offer even greater savings and better yield from your inverter.