5 kW Solar Plant Price in India


5 kWp Solar Plant can generate approximately 20 to 25 units per day, if you live in India. This solar plant is apt for medium households running load of few lights, fans, television, computer, AC and air cooler along with some other stuff such as mobile phone and laptop charging. Here, we will provide you complete details on 5 kW Solar Plant Price in India.

5 kW Solar Plant Price in India

Number of solar panels used in 5 kW solar plant depends on the rating of solar panels. Generally, solar panels rated at 300 Wp or more are selected for this solar plant. Other equipment (such as, inverter) to be used depends on the type of solar plant you want. This also affects, 5 kW solar plant price in India.

There are various factors which affect 5 kW solar plant price in India. To read about these factors, click here.

5 kW Solar Plant Price in India

5 kW solar plant price in India for both On-Grid and Off-Grid solar plants are as given in the table below.

Solar Plant


5 kWp On-Grid Solar Plant

₹ 2,90,000

5 kWp Off-Grid Solar Plant

₹ 3,60,000

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


  • The cost provided is only for information purposes.

  • Cost can both increase or decrease depending on the factors mentioned above.

  • 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.

  • 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 5 kW Solar Plant

A list of main equipment used to install a 5 kW solar plant are given below. Only main components are mentioned here. However, there are much more components, such as earthing, lightening arrestor and connectors etc. which are included in installation.


Quantity / Specifications

Solar Panels / Modules

5 kW

Solar On-Grid / Off-Grid Inverter

5 kW

Module Mounting Structure

Galvanized Iron (GI)

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

8 (12 V & 150 Ah)

Cables (or, Wires)

As per Site

With complete accessories and miscellaneous items. 

5 kW Solar Plant Warranty

A 5 kW Solar plant comes with a warranty of:

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

Space Required for 5 kW Solar Plant

The space required to install a 5 kW solar plant is:

  • 50 Square Meters, or
  • 500 Square Feet  

5 kW Solar system is installed on all types of roof structures, be it, RCC, Tin shed and asbestos etc.

Generation from 5 kW Solar Plant

A 5 kW solar plant generates approximately 20 to 25 units per day in India. This is an average approximation of solar generation for a day over the period of a year. This translates to as follows:

Solar Generation Time Period

Number of Units

Month 660
Three Months 1,980
Six Months 3,960
Year 7,920

Note: This is an approximate. Exact generation for any year depends on various factors such as

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

For compiling of above data, we’ve taken per day generation to be 22 units.

Savings from 5 kW Solar Plant

Savings can be easily figured out for a 5 kW solar plant. Just multiply, unit price of electricity with the approximate number of units a 5 kW solar plant generates over a period of time. This is given in the above table. This will be your savings and eventually income from your 5 kW solar plant over that period.

For Example, you pay ₹6/- per unit of electricity. With 5 kW solar plant, you generate around 7,920 units of electricity in a year, as can be seen in the above section.

So, your savings or income over a year from 5 kW solar plant comes out to be ₹47,520/-.

On-Grid solar plant provides further income as you can receive Generation Based Incentives (GBI) from the distribution company in your area for extra electricity you export to the grid.

An advantage of this solar plant is that, it continues to work even if you’re not at home or office. So, it doesn’t matter whether you’re home or not. Your solar plant will work everyday and will generate you these savings.

Now, we will provide you a brief description of the two configurations, we’ve mentioned for a 5 kW Solar Plant.

5 kW On-Grid Solar Plant

On-Grid Solar Plants of capacity 5 kW are connected to the electrical grid. They can import and export energy from and to the electrical grid respectively.

Subsidy is available on 5 kW On-Grid Solar Plant.

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

5 kW Off-Grid Solar Plant

Off-Grid Solar plants of capacity may or may not be connected to the electrical grid. They can import energy from the electrical grid but cannot export to it. Batteries are there in 5 kW off-grid solar plant for backup.

A solar plant for certain applications may not require any battery backup. Batteries can be eliminated in such systems and 5 kW solar plant price in India can be reduced considerably.

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

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