A 5kW solar system is bestselling medium capacity solar system whose popularity is increasing day by day. Its universal acceptance assures you that it is an excellent choice for 2BHK, 3BHK & other medium size houses including small commercial buildings, retail outlets and stores. This capacity solar system is more than enough to run heavy loads such as solar air conditioner, refrigerators, etc.

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5kW Solar System Price

5kW solar systems are available in three categories 1st On grid solar system, 2nd Off grid solar system, & 3rd Hybrid solar system. The prices of 5kW solar system depends on its type and brand which we will see in upcoming section. Tata Solar, Havells Solar, Luminous Solar, etc. are the major brands in the solar field.

If you want to learn more about the above mention types of 5kW solar system, it’s worth spending 10 minutes reading the information and selecting the best solar system.

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5kW Quick Overview

Power Generation

20 Units/Day

Average Cost

₹2,32,264 to ₹3,83,999

(Inclusive of all taxes)

Annual Savings

₹54,000

Area Required

30 Sq. Mtr. Shadow Free

5kW Solar System

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#1. 5kW Solar System Price List

The cost of a 5kW solar system has recently changed. The price of solar system measured in per watt and 5kW solar system price starts from Rs.46.45 to Rs.76.80 per watt depending on types of solar system.

Solar SystemSelling PricePrice/Watt
5kW Solar Conversion KitRs. 1,54,900Rs. 30.98
On-Grid Solar SystemRs. 2,32,264Rs. 46.45
Off-Grid Solar SystemRs. 3,52,135Rs. 70.43
Hybrid Solar SystemRs. 3,83,999Rs. 76.80
  • (Inclusive of all taxes) Prices can vary ± 10% to 12% depending on location, promotions and availability, and solar brand.
  • Prices are exclusive of Govt. Subsidy, as the subsidy on solar systems depends on your eligibility and types of solar system.
  • Check our Online Solar Shop or Amazon Store for latest price and stock availability.
     

Read more about subsidy on solar panel here: http://kenbrooksolar.com/solar-benefits-mnre-govt-subsidy

#2. Types of 5kW Solar System

Due to continuous innovations and growth in the field of solar, today we have 3 different types of solar system. All these types of 5kW solar system is mention below.

On-Grid Solar System – Saving + Grid Export

Off-Grid Solar System – Saving + Backup

Hybrid Solar System – On-grid + Off-grid

Understand Types of Solar Systems By Video

#3. 5kW Solar Conversion Kit

You can now easily convert your standard/existing inverter into a solar inverter. If you already have an inverter in your home, converting it to a solar inverter can significantly reduce the cost of the solar system. 

All you need to do is install a small solar device known as a “Solar Conversion Kit,” as well as “Solar Panels”. This solar conversion kit, also known as a solar charge controller; will transform your existing inverter-battery system into a solar system.

UTL solar conversion kit
UTL solar conversion kit

Specifications of 5kW Solar Conversion Kit

A 5kW solar conversion kit comes with solar panels, solar SMU (Solar Management Unit), and other solar accessories. We have mentioned the specifications of all these components below.

ParticularsDescription
Solar Panel400 Watt
No. of Module12 Nos.
Type of Solar PanelMono/Poly
EfficiencyUp to 19%
Warranty25 Years
Charge Controller96V
TechnologyMPPT
SPVmax (Voc)360V
Operating Range144V-360V
Efficiency Rate>95%
Switching DeviceIGBT
Ingress ProtectionIP-21
Operation Temperature0°C to 50°C
Solar AccessoriesYes
Mounting Structure5kW Standard Structure
DC Junction Box1 Unit
DC Cable40 Meter
AC Cable30 Meter
MC4 Connectors20 Pairs (Approx.)
Other AccessoriesFasteners, Cable Tie , Crimping Tool, Earthing Kit, Lighting Arrestor

#4. On-Grid 5kW Solar System

An on-grid solar system is a system that ties with the utility grid. This type of solar system is recommended for those who are suffering from heavy electricity bills on regular basis. If the electricity generation by this system exceeds your daily electricity consumption than the excess electricity can be exported to the government via net-metering. You can see the working of on grid solar system below.

5kW On-Grid System

2,90,330 2,32,264 (inclusive of all taxes)
  • Net Metering
  • Free Electricity
  • Increase Your Savings
  • 25 Years Panel Warranty
  • 5 Years Complete Warranty
  • No Backup

Specifications of 5kW On-Grid System

Here you can see the detail specifications of 5kW on-grid solar system.
Particular Description
Solar System Capacity 5kW
Solar Panel 335 Watt
No. of Module 15 Nos.
Type of Solar Panel Mono/Poly
Efficiency Up to 19%
Warranty 25 Years
Solar Inverter 5kVA
Inverter Type On-Grid Inverter
Technology MPPT
Maximum DC Input 5kW
Voltage 24V
Efficiency 97%
Warranty 5 Years
Solar Accessories All Standard
Mounting Structure 5kW Standard Structure
AC & DC Junction Box 1-1 Nos
DC Cable 40 Meter
AC Cable 30 Meter
MC4 Connectors 20 Pairs (Approx.)
Other Accessories Fasteners, Cable Tie, Crimping Tool, Earthing Kit, Lighting Arrestor
Selling Price Rs.2,32,264 (Inclusive of all taxes)

#5. Off-Grid 5kW Solar System

An off-grid solar system is a battery-based system. With this system, you can store excess or unconsumed electricity in the solar batteries. A 5kW off-grid solar system is more than enough to fulfil the daily electrical needs of a small to medium size house. The detailed specifications of this capacity off-grid solar system can be seen below.

5kW Off-Grid System

4,44,168 3,52,135 (inclusive of all taxes)
  • Free Electricity
  • Power Backup
  • Increase Your Savings
  • 25 Years Panel Warranty
  • 5 Years Complete Warranty
  • No Net-Metering

Specifications of 5kW Off-Grid System

You can see the specifications of 5kW off-grid solar system below.

ParticularsDescription
Solar System Capacity5kW
Solar Panel335 Watt
No. of Module15 Nos.
Type of Solar PanelMono/Poly
EfficiencyUp to 19%
Warranty25 Years
Solar Inverter5.5 kVA
Inverter TypeOff-Grid Solar Inverter
TechnologyMPPT
Maximum DC Input5.5 kVA
Voltage24V
Efficiency97%
Warranty5 Years
Solar Battery8 Nos.
TechnologyTall Tubular Solar Battery
Battery Type C10
Capacity150Ah
Voltage12V Each
Warranty5 Years
Other AccessoriesJunction Box, AC & DC Cable, Fasteners, Cable Tie, Crimping Tool, Earthing Kit, Lighting Arrestor
Selling PriceRs.3,52,135 (Inclusive of all taxes)

 

Recommended Load And Power Backup with 5kW Off-Grid Solar System

Here we have some load recommendations/combinations and power backup with 5kW off-grid solar system.

Home AppliancesLoad CapacityBackup Time
8 LED Lights + 2 Fan + 2 Ton AC + 1 Fridge4000 watt6 Hours
12 LED Lights + 6 Fan + 2 Cooler + 1 Fridge + 1 TV2500 watt10 Hours
12 LEDs + 6 Fan + 1 Fridge + 1 TV + Washing Machine + 1 Cooler2000 watt14 Hours

#6. Hybrid 5kW Solar System

A hybrid solar system is a combination of both above mentioned types of solar systems. It has solar batteries and can also be connected to the utility grid. You can store the excess electricity in these solar batteries and also can export to the government. So if you want to enjoy both these features in a single solar system, you can install a 5kW hybrid solar system. 

5kW Hybrid Solar System

4,79,998 3,83,999 (inclusive of all taxes)
  • Free Electricity
  • Power Backup
  • Net Metering
  • 25 Years Panel Warranty
  • 5 Years Complete Warranty
  • Increase Your Savings

Specifications of 5kW Hybrid System

The detailed specifications of the 5kW hybrid solar system, such as its price, warranty, and so on, are listed below.

ParticularsDescription
Solar System Capacity5kW
Solar Panel335 Watt
No. of Module15 Nos.
Type of Solar PanelMono/Poly
EfficiencyUp to 19%
Warranty25 Years
Solar Inverter5kVA
Inverter TypeHybrid Solar Inverter
TechnologyMPPT
Maximum DC Input5 kW
Voltage24V
Efficiency97%
Warranty5 Years
Solar Battery8 Nos.
TechnologyTall Tubular Solar Battery
Battery TypeC10
Capacity150Ah
Voltage12V Each
Warranty5 Years
Other AccessoriesJunction Box, AC/DC Cable, Fasteners, Cable Tie, Crimping Tool, Earthing Kit, Lighting Arrestor
Selling PriceRs.3,83,999 (Inclusive of all taxes)

Recommended Load And Power Backup with 5kW Hybrid Solar System

We have mentioned some load recommendations/combinations, as well as the battery backup, to give you an idea of what you can run on a 5kW hybrid solar system.

Home AppliancesLoad CapacityBackup Time
8 LED Lights + 2 Fan + 2 Ton AC + 1 Fridge4000 watt5 Hours
12 LED Lights + 6 Fan + 2 Cooler + Fridge + 1 TV2500 watt8 Hours
12 LEDs + 6 Fan + Fridge + Washing Machine + 1 Cooler2000 watt12 Hours

5kW Solar System Facts

  • The average generation capacity of 5kW solar system is 20 units/day.
    • 20 units x 30 days = 600 units/month &,
    • 600 units x 12 months = 7,200 units/year.
  • There is a 5 years warranty for the complete system and 25 years for the solar panel.
  • Solar Net Metering applies only to hybrid and on-grid solar system.
  • There is up to 40% subsidy on solar for hybrid & on-grid solar systems. No subsidy is available for off-grid solar systems.

You will get the delivery within 3 days from the date of order & installation within 3 days from the date of delivery.

#7. 5kW Luminous Solar System

5kW Luminous Solar System is a complete solar setup with high efficiency solar panels, 5.5kVA Luminous solar inverter and solar batteries. It’s an off-grid solar system that will provide you long power backups during an event of blackout. You can see the complete specifications of Luminous 5kW solar system below.

5kW Luminous Solar System

4,87,500 3,90,000 (inclusive of all taxes)
  • Free Electricity
  • Power Backup
  • 25 Years Warranty
  • Increase Your Savings

Specifications of Luminous 5kW Solar System

ParticularsDescription
Solar Panel15 x 335 watts
Solar Battery8 x 150 AH
Solar Inverter1 x 5.5kVA
Solar StructureGI (15 Panels)
DC Wire Meter4 sq. mm 60 Meter
ConnectorsYC & MC4
Selling PriceRs.3,90,000 (Inclusive of all taxes)

5kW System Installation in India

We have installed 100+ 5kW on-grid solar systems in all over India. Those who have joined us to adopt solar energy are now availing the benefits of solar energy without any worries. Here is a real image of a 5kW On-Grid Solar System, installed at sector-47, Gurgaon.

#8. Subsidy on 5kW Solar System

The government of India is providing subsidy on solar in order to promote green and clean energy everywhere. Subsidy rates may differ depending on your state’s solar policies. In general, you can get up to 40% subsidy (depending on your installation purpose) on 5kW on grid and 5kW hybrid (no batteries) solar systems.

Click to know about the rate of subsidy in your state and the process to apply for subsidy: Subsidy on solar – panel, system, pump & solar product

Expert Advice

“We recommend you to go for on-grid solar system (Subject to Low Power Cuts), because 5kW on grid system is less expensive and 40% subsidy is also available on the same. But if you are facing power cut problem for more than 2 hours, than go for off grid solar system or hybrid solar system.

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Frequently Asked Question

Normally, a 5kw solar system produces 20 units per day when it is sunny outside. So accordingly, it will produce 600 units per month as an average.

 

The exact cost of a 5kw solar system depends accordingly, whether it is on-grid solar systemoff grid solar system or it is hybrid solar system. A 5 kW solar system is available from Rs.2,32,264 to Rs.3,83,999.

For installing 5 kilowatt solar system, 500 square feet of shadow-free space is required. You can install a solar system either on your rooftop or on the ground.

 

All types of solar system in 1kW capacities are best in their own way. Bu

If you are running all these appliances on 5kW PV solar system then the batteries will provide you a backup of at least 11 to 12 hours.

 

t if you want to install a solar system for your home then an off-grid solar system will be suitable for you. On nights and cloudy days, it provides you backup.

Batteries are needed only if you are installing off grid solar system or hybrid solar system. In a 5kw off-grid solar system, almost 8 solar battery of 150 Ah capacity.

In a 5 kilowatt solar system, you should install at least 5kVA capacity solar inverter. To operate a 5kw capacity solar system, the inverter should not be less than 5KVA capacity.

On a 5 kilowatt PV solar system, you can run solar air conditioner, washing machine, fans, lights, fridge, TV, and much more. 

If you have any issue regarding warranty of the product, you should contact the installation company who installed your solar system.

Yes, it is possible to convert an on grid solar system into an off grid solar system. You just need to attach solar batteries to your existing on-grid solar system.

 

There are many reputed brands like Luminous SolarTata SolarMicrotek SolarWaaree SolarHavells SolarVikram Solar, etc. in the field of solar power. They are providing you good quality solar products and after-sale service too. You can choose and install a solar system of these companies according to your desire.

 

Yes off course, you can easily run a 5HP solar water pump on a 5KW solar system.

The average payback period of a solar system is 3 to 5 years. You will get full ROI within 5 years.

 

Almost all solar system comes with 5 years warranty for compete system and 25 years warranty for solar panels.

 

For purchasing solar on grid system, off grid system, or hybrid system you can contact us. You can also purchase it from our online solar store.

 

 

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✍️ Written by: Hari Sharan & Updated On: 02/05/2022 By: Bhanwar Chauhan

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