The stability of electrical power from the national grid has always been a problem in South Africa. As a result, there is a need to seek alternate sources of electrical power. One that is gradually gaining popularity in South Africa today is solar panels.

How much does it cost to install a complete solar system in your home or office in South Africa? The cost depends on several factors like the capacity of the solar battery and the size of the solar panel to mention a few. We will answer this question in this post and also delve into other pieces of information regarding complete solar systems in South Africa.

Complete Solar System Prices in South Africa

Complete Solar System Prices in South Africa

Nigeria is one of the countries located in the Tropics so it has a daily average sunshine of over 9 hours. This is equal to about 5.5 kW of electricity. What this means is that if solar power is properly harnessed, it can become the mainstay of our electrical power system. Many individuals and companies are beginning to install solar systems in their buildings. But the question remains, “how much does a complete solar system cost in South Africa?”

Different companies provide solar system products along with installation services. Of course, you cannot visit all these companies so we have done the hard work on your behalf. The list below will show you the different complete solar systems available and their average cost on the market.

  • Wavetra Offgrid Portable Solar generator: R$1,260.00 – R$1,800.00
  • 2kVA Inverter power system plan plus installation: R$16,407.00 – R$24,732.00
  • 10kVA Inverter power system plan plus installation: R$35,946.00 – R$55,700.00
  • 6kVA Solar power system plan plus installation: R$32,346.00 – R$72,700.00
  • 60kVA Solar power system plan plus installation in South Africa: R$717,500.00 – R$789,500.00
  • 20kW/24kVA Solar power system plan plus installation in South Africa: R$285,500.00 – R$378,000.00
  • 15kW Solar power system plan plus installation in South Africa: R$201,000.00 – R$270,000.00
  • 5kVA Solar power system plan plus installation: R$16,380.00 – R$19,872.00
  • 12kVA Solar power system plan plus installation in South Africa: R$219,800.00 – R$250,325.06
  • 12kVA Inverter power system plan plus installation: R$58,900.00 – R$58,975.00
  • 6kVA Inverter power system plan plus installation: R$44,750.00 – R$50,900.00
  • 5kVA Inverter power system plan plus installation: R$29,115.00 – R$33,480.00
  • 3kVA Inverter power system plan plus installation: R$25,866.00 – R$29,556.00
  • 10kW Solar power system plan plus installation: R$156,000.00 – R$195,000.00
  • 5kW/6kVA Solar power system plan plus installation in South Africa: R$71,450.00 – R$87,000.00
  • 3kW Solar power system plan plus installation in South Africa: R$60,800.00 – R$72,000.00
  • 2kVA Solar power system plan plus installation in South Africa: R$34,663.00 – R$42,000.00

Note that the prices of these products are subject to change depending on the supplying company and several other factors. We will be on the lookout for price changes and update this post accordingly once we notice any.

What You Get With Different Solar System Packages

This section will throw some light on some of the packages listed above. We will show you what you will get with each package as well as what each package contains. Check them out below:

60kVA Solar power system plan plus installation in South Africa

This package is suitable for businesses, homes, industries, and offices. It is a one-click system that provides 60kVA solar power. Here’s what this package contains:

  • 30 X 12V 200Ah deep cycle battery
  • 60 X 280Wp mono solar panels
  • 60kVA Pure sinewave Inverter
  • Battery racks
  • Cables, Circuit breakers, and other accessories needed for installation
  • Customized solar panel module bracket for rooftop installation
  • Solar charge controller
  • System Installation. Note that installation may attract an extra fee depending on your location.

With this, you must be wondering what this system can power. The answer lies in the power rating of the kind of appliances that you own. But as the description discloses, it can handle so much even up to 50kW for estates, businesses, and industries.

20kW/24kVA Solar power system plan plus installation in South Africa

This complete solar system is designed for office establishments and homes. Here’s what this package contains:

  • 16 X 12V 200Ah deep cycle battery
  • 4 X 5kW Pure sine wave inverter
  • 48 X 300Wp mono solar panels
  • Battery racks
  • Cables, Circuit breakers, and other accessories needed for installation
  • Customized solar panel module bracket for rooftop installation
  • MPPT Charge controller.
  • System Installation. Again, the cost of installation depends on your location. However, basic installation costs are included in the overall cost of the package.

Below is a list of what this complete solar system can power at once.

  • 1 Deep freezer
  • 1 Laptop
  • 1 Refrigerator
  • 1 TV
  • 10 LED bulbs
  • 8 Table fans

Of course, it will also depend on the power rating of the appliances that you will use with the system.

6kVA Solar power system plan plus installation

This is another complete solar system that will work for both homes and offices or small businesses. Usually, the cost of installation comes together with the package. However, you may incur extra costs depending on your location. Here’s what is in the package:

  • 12V/24V/36V/48V 60A MPPT Charge controller
  • 4 X 12V 200Ah deep cycle battery
  • 6kVA Pure sine wave inverter
  • 9 X 300-340Wp mono solar panels
  • Battery rack
  • Cables, Circuit breakers, and other accessories needed for installation
  • Customized solar panel module bracket for rooftop installation
  • System Installation

As mentioned above, the system can power several items and is suitable for homes and offices. What it can power depends on the power rating of the appliances in your building. However, it should power a combination of the following at the same time:

  • 1 Air conditioner
  • 1 Deep freezer
  • 1 Laptop
  • 1 Refrigerator
  • 1 TV
  • 7 LED bulbs
  • 7 Table fans

15kW Solar power system plan plus installation

This complete solar system is perfect for homes and offices. Here’s what comes with the package:

  • 16 X 12V 200Ah deep cycle battery
  • 3 X 12V/24V/36V/48V 80A inbuilt MPPT Charge controller.
  • 3 X 5kW Pure sine wave inverter
  • 46 X 300Wp mono solar panels
  • Battery rack
  • Cables, Circuit breakers, and other accessories needed for installation
  • Customized solar panel module bracket for rooftop installation
  • System Installation

Below is a list of what this system can power at once:

  • 1 Deep freezer
  • 1 Laptop
  • 1 Refrigerator
  • 1 TV
  • 10 LED bulbs
  • 3 Air conditioners
  • 8 Table fans
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