IKEA is famous for having a vast array of product for inside your home, but have now added Solar Panels and Battery Storage, as something you can buy direct from their website.
In Victoria, you can purchase a 6.6kW SOLSTRÃ…LEÂ system from A$3,227 which includes:
Alternatively, you can step up to a premium system which contains a battery for A$10,246. The SOLSTRÃ…LEâ€¯with Battery package includesâ€¯aâ€¯customâ€¯designâ€¯forâ€¯your roofâ€¯including:
This pricing includes the stateâ€™s government incentives under the Solar Homes Program. This $1,888 rebate is reducing on the 1st July 2020 and you have to meet some qualification criteria to be eligible.
Currently solar is available from IKEA in WA, QLD, VIC and accepting expressions of interest in NSW, ACT and SA and it looks like Ikea are partnering with Solar provider Solargain for the supply and installation.
IKEA also list two SOLSTRÃ…LEâ€¯add-ons:
Adding a smart meter to your system allows consumption monitoring via online app. This can help you maximise your grid independence and provide an energy profile, which can help you make decisions on future add-ons such as battery. This solution includes a different inverter compared toâ€¯SOLSTRÃ…LEâ€¯Basic, one from Sungrow. Adding this feature will increase the price of your solution. Askâ€¯Solargain about this option duringâ€¯your phone quotation.
Micro inverters provide design flexibility to your system. They are useful if you have shaded areas limiting your roof space.â€¯SOLSTRÃ…LEâ€¯includes the Enphase micro inverter. Adding this feature will increase the price of your solution. Askâ€¯Solargain about this option duringâ€¯your phone quotation.