1 kW Solar Plant Price in India


1 kW Solar Plant Price in India1 kWp Solar Plant is a solar plant having a capacity of 1000 Watts. You can generate approximately 4 to 5 units per day in India with this solar plant. These are the average number of units for a day generated by this plant over the year. This is a very good, reliable and cheap option for small households running load of few lights, fans and television along with some other stuff such as mobile phone and laptop charging. Here, we will provide you complete details on 1 kW Solar Plant Price in India.

Generally, four solar panels of rating 250 Wp are employed for constructing 1 kW solar plant. Other equipment (such as, inverter) to be used depends on the type of solar plant you want. This also affects, 1 kW solar plant price in India.

There are various factors which affect 1 kW solar plant price in India. These factors range from designing to choosing of brand. Solar plants should always be designed according to the requirements or needs. To read about these factors affecting solar plant price in India, click here.

1 kW Solar Plant Price in India

1 kW solar plant can be of two types, viz., On-Grid and Off-Grid. The price for both these systems is given below. While a brief of both these technologies is provided further below.

Solar Plant


1 kWp On-Grid Solar Plant

₹ 80,000

1 kWp Off-Grid Solar Plant

₹ 95,000

Complete specifications and list of components with complete details are provided below in the post.


  • The cost provided is only for information purposes.

  • Exact price depends on various factors such as site, installation type and brand etc.

  • Prices may change at any time without notification / updating post.

  • The charges for net-metering and approval will be extra (at actual) in case of On-Grid Solar Plant.

  • GST (as applicable) will be extra.

  • Transportation may be extra for distant sites.

  • The Staircase for accessibility (if needed) shall be provided by the customer.

  • The Charges for the Module Cleaning System will be extra at actual.

  • The benefits of Government subsidy / MNRE is not included in the above mentioned prices and shall be provided (if applicable).

  • No Additional / Hidden Cost.

List of Equipment in 1 kW Solar Plant

Various equipment used in 1 kW solar plant are listed below along with their quantity or specifications.


Quantity / Specifications

Solar Panels / Modules

1 kW (Generally, 4 panels of 250 Wp rating)

Solar On-Grid / Off-Grid Inverter

1 kW

Module Mounting Structure

Galvanized Iron (GI)

Batteries (Only in case of Off-Grid Solar Plants)

2 (12 V & 150 Ah)

Cables (or, Wires)

As per Site

With complete accessories or miscellaneous items.

Warranty on 1 kW Solar Plant

With 1 kW solar plant, you’ll get a warranty of:

  • 25 years on Solar Panels.
  • 5 years on complete system.

Space Required for 1 kW Solar Plant

A 1 kW solar plant of any type, be it, On-Grid or Off-Grid requires approximately following space for installation,

  • 8 Square Meters, or
  • 85 Square Feet  

This Solar Plant can be installed on all types of roofs, such as, RCC, Tin shed and asbestos etc.

Generation from 1 kW Solar Plant

India receives good sunshine for more than 300 days in a year. Various studies and analysis have analysed that, a 1 kW solar plant can generate approximately 4 to 5 units of electricity per day. This is an average approximation of solar generation for a day over the entire year. This translates to as follows:

Solar Generation Time Period

Number of Units



Three Months


Six Months




Please note that, this is an approximation and exact generation for any year will depend on various factors such as

  • Weather Conditions
  • Cleanliness of Solar Panels
  • Installation angle and Direction

For approximation of above data, we’ve taken daily generation to be 4.5 units.

Savings from 1 kW Solar Plant

It is easy to calculate savings from 1 kW solar plant. Look at your electricity bill and find, how much price a unit of electricity costs to you. Then multiply it with the approximate number of units a 1 kW solar plant generates over a period of time. This will be your savings and eventually income from your 1 kW solar plant.

For Example, you pay ₹6/- for a unit of electricity. Now, with 1 kW solar plant, you’re generating approximately 1620 units of electricity per year, as can be seen in the above section.

So, your savings or income over a year from 1 kW solar plant comes out to be ₹9,720/-.

In an On-Grid solar plant, there’s further income as you may receive Generation Based Incentives (GBI) from your distribution company for extra electricity you export to the grid.

The biggest advantage of solar plant is that, it continues to work even if you’re not at home or office and continues to increase your savings.

1 kW On-Grid Solar Plant

1 kW On-Grid Solar Plants are connected to the electricity grid. They can directly import and export electricity from and to the grid respectively.

You can receive subsidy on this type of 1 kW solar plant.

To know more about On-Grid Solar Plants, click here.

1 kW Off-Grid Solar Plant

1 kW Off-Grid Solar plants may or may not be connected to the electricity grid. They can import electricity from the grid but cannot export to it. This solar plant contain batteries for power backup.

A solar plant for certain application may not require battery backup. Batteries can be eliminated in such type of system and 1 kW solar plant price in India can be subsequently reduced.

To know more about Off-grid Solar Plants, click here.

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