Ikea - Solar Panels provided and installed

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  1. Mumbai

    Mumbai Well-Known Member

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    This is what I got from Origin
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    Above cost also includes the removal of 10-year-old existing small system.

    Ikea's (Sydney) 6.6kW system from $4530 seems like a better deal.
     
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    Seems very good!!

    Keen to know whether Jinko panels are comparable to these Ikea panels!
     
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    Got a text from IKEA saying that it's not available in my suburb yet. I would assume that's the case for all NSW.
     
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    Check out solarquotes.com.au for a great source of info including a good comparison of Quality / price of panels & inverters. Could also use for comparison quotes.
    No affiliation etc.
     
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    I had 9.9kw (30 * 330W Trina Solar half cell panels) + 10kw Solis 4G 3 phase inverter installed for $5400 2 months ago, at Sydney.
     
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    By who ??? That's cheap.
     
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    That’s very cheap, I had 9.9kw Trina Honey 315Kw and Fronius inverter, Solar Analystics installed For 7,990.

    8 panels North East
    22 panels North west

    Devenk those 290kW panels are old Texh current tech are 315 / 330kw panels and latest tech are LG 345 +

    each brand hand bargain panels, mid range and top of the range.

    Solarquotes is the go.
     
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    This is how they rolled it out globally. They obtain enquiries and then work those to ensure the process works and its a soft launch. This lockdown would be a limiting factor for sure. Ikea now have your mobile number for their contractors to follow up.

    SOLSTRÅLE is currently available in Perth, Brisbane and Melbourne, and accepting expressions of interest in Sydney, Canberra and Adelaide
     
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    From another company via Solarquotes.
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    60 cells * 2 = 120 cells panels. 19.78 % Module Efficiency.

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    More advanced 66 cells * 2 = 132 cells panels. 20.15% Module Efficiency.

    I'm not sure if I can justify the $1300 jump. Part of me wants to get the better system as the installation cost is the same.
     
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    @devank the difference in the systems is the KW size
    The second system is better value, being $865 per KW
    The cheaper system is $966 per KW
     
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    That's assuming the system produces the max right?
     
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    Not at all, there are many variables.
    But basically once there is "daylight" most modern panels should produce something, as the sun comes up they should produce more until at max position, then gradually fade off into evening (assuming no shadow issues).
    Plenty oversize the panels to get more production in low light conditions with the inverter limiting the max output.
    I ended up expanding my original solar system, so I paid for two installation visits and didn't get a bulk purchase discount.
    Most that start with a small PV system later wish they'd gone bigger ......
     
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    Yeah, I wanted to maximise what's possible.
    This extra $1300 is mainly for the inverter from 6kW to 8.2kW. I do have nice West & North roof without any shadow issues.
     
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    Go to Google Earth and take a pic of your roof to post.
    If there isn't 2 inverters (or a micro inverter system) it's likely you won't get the max out of your system.
     
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    I have practically hijacked @Mumbai thread. Sorry :oops:

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    This is what the Solar company proposed:
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    Apparently, Fronius has two Multi String Inverter (also called a Multi MPPT inverter).
     
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    Lol. It's more valuable now rather than just an OzBargain type post
     
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    Here is my Solar Analytic display for today (Pool and 19.1Kw A/C Running) its cold in our area today and two people home all day



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