HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO INSTALL?
Our research indicates that cost for the installation and commissioning of a battery system will vary depending on the type.
Battery systems must be installed and commissioned by suitably qualified and experienced personnel.
Off Grid Solar Installers - Certified with the "Clean Energy Council" are currently the only recognized and licensed persons to install Battery systems in Australia.
These contractors will install the battery system according to the relevant, applicable, Australian standards mentioned below:
- AS 4509 STAND ALONE POWER SYSTEMS
- AS 4086 SECONDARY BATTERIES - FOR USE WITH STAND ALONE POWER SYSTEMS
- AS 3008 ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - SELECTION OF CABLES
- AS 2676 GUIDE TO THE INSTALLATION MAINTENANCE TESTING AND REPLACEMENT OF SECONDARY BATTERIES IN BUILDINGS
- AS 3011 ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - SECONDARY BATTERIES INSTALLED IN BUILDINGS
- AS 3000 WIRING RULES
- AS 3001 ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - TRANSPORTABLE STRUCTURES AND VEHICLES INCLUDING THEIR SITE SUPPLIES
- AS 4763 SAFETY OF PORTABLE INVERTERS
- AS 3010 ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - GENERATING SETS
- AS 3598 ENERGY AUDITS
- AS 4536 LIFE CYCLE COSTING - AN APPLICATION GUIDE
- AS 1768 LIGHTNING PROTECTION
- AS 5033 SAFETY AND INSTALLATION OF PV ARRAYS
- AS 5603 STAND ALONE INVERTERS - PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS
- AS 4777 GRID CONNECTION OF ENERGY SYSTEMS VIA INVERTERS
- AS 3596 ENERGY MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS - DEFINITION AND ANALYSIS
- AS 3595 ENERGY MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS - FINANCIAL EVALUATION
- AS 1319 SAFETY SIGNS
- AS 62040 UNINTERUPTABLE POWER SYSTEMS
It is important to recruit a battery installer who is experienced in his / her trade.
Batteries require specialized knowledge and training, for safety, and to ensure battery performance.
We have found Solar, Batteries and Complete Off- Grid Systems can be installed in most areas of Australia at following rates.
- Rough guide: (the 800 rule) for an experienced installation team (installing and commissioning an off grid solar battery system)
- $800 plus $800 per kw of solar panels installed - Can be used for installing an and commissioning an off-grid solar battery system. (this will vary depending on site specifics)
- if installing batteries only, or solar panels only, the cost will be approximately half of this.
- Contact your installer with site specifics for a firm quotation