Solar Panel Installation in Australia - Market Research Report

Solar Panel Installation industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 0.6%

Operators in the Solar Panel Installation industry install, maintain and certify small-scale household photovoltaic (PV) systems, which are more commonly referred to as solar panels. Over the past five years, all state and territory governments have provided feed-in tariffs for households, which has encouraged the uptake of solar panels. However, reductions in subsidies and feed-in tariffs have reduced the economic value of solar panels, leading to a slower rate of annual installations over the period. Industry revenue has fluctuated significantly over the past five years, as households have rushed to install systems ahead of changes to subsidies. This trend has resulted in peaks and troughs in industry activity. Industry revenue is expected to rise...
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Solar Panel Installation industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The Solar Panel Installation industry's revenue performance is anticipated to decline over the next five years. Although solar panel adoption is anticipated to continue rising, the withdrawal of government subsidisation and further contraction in the cost of solar panels are anticipated to exert downward pressure on industry revenue. The industry is anticipated to mature, and price competition among firms to strengthen as the supply of installation services stabilises in line with demand. Solar uptake Over the past five years, governments have encouraged households to install solar panels in a bid to meet emissions reductions targets and add new generation forms to the electricity supply mix. However, the industry's operating environment is likely...
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Solar Panel Installation industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $2bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 4,746
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 5,505

Biggest companies in the Solar Panel Installation industry

The Solar Panel Installation in Australia industry has no companies with major market shares. Get the full report to find out why.

What is Solar Panel Installation industry?

Industry Definition

Industry companies install small-scale photovoltaic solar panels, and provide repair and maintenance services on existing solar panels. Companies that install large-scale commercial solar panels are excluded from the industry.

Industry Products and Services

  • Systems up to 9.5 kilowatts
  • Systems from 9.5 to 25 kilowatts
  • Systems from 25 to 100 kilowatts
  • All Others

Industry Activities

  • Household solar panel installation
  • Solar panel repair and maintenance
  • Accredited power grid connection

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry companies install small-scale photovoltaic solar panels, and provide repair and maintenance services on existing solar panels. Companies that install large-scale commercial solar panels are excluded from the industry.

Main Activities

  • Household solar panel installation
  • Solar panel repair and maintenance
  • Accredited power grid connection

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Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Industry players install household solar panels on behalf of electricity retailing companies and other solar panel retailers. A rise in the number of hous...
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Number of households
Real household discretionary income
Trade-weighted index
Electricity service price

Current Performance

Revenue volatility
Market maturity
The rationale

behind subsidies
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Subsidies decline
Price-based adoption
 Table: Solar Panel Installation in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Solar Panel Installation in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

House Construction in Australia
Consumers in Australia





Key Selling Industries

Electric Cable and Wire Manufacturing in Australia
Power Automation Products and Other Electrical Equipment Manufacturing in Australia
Telecommunications and Other Electrical Goods Wholesaling in Australia
Hardware Wholesaling in Australia



Products & Services

Industry firms install solar panel systems up to 100 kW in generation capacity. The Clean Energy Regulator classifies solar systems that are beyond 100 kW...
Zone two households
Zone four households
Zone one households



Demand Determinants

Successfully replicating the effectiveness of current utility systems is the foundation of renewable energy technology demand. Efficiency varies greatly a...
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Major Markets

Zone two households
Zone four households
Zone one households




 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Solar Panel Installation in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

The Solar Panel Installation industry exhibits low market share concentration. No firms are expected to account for over 5% of industry revenue in 2019-20...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Solar Panel Installation in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Solar Panel Installation in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

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Capital Intensity

A low level of capital intensity characterises the Solar Panel Installation industry. For every dollar spent on wages in 2019-20, an estimated $0.11 will ...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Solar Panel Installation in Australia - Market Research Report Industry
 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Solar Panel Installation in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2026)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2026)
Establishments (2007-2026)
Businesses (2007-2026)
Employment (2007-2026)
Exports (2007-2026)
Imports (2007-2026)
Wages (2007-2026)
Domestic Demand (2007-2026)

Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data

Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Dat Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data

Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

Liquidity Ratios
Coverage Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Operating Ratios
Cash Flow & Debt Service Ratios (% of Sales)
Assets, %
Liabilities, %

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  • Revenue Forecasts
    Revenue Forecasts
  • Historical and Forecast Growth
    Historical and Forecast Growth
  • Industry Market Size
    Industry Market Size
  • Industry Major Players
    Industry Major Players
  • Profitability Analysis
    Profitability Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis
    SWOT Analysis
  • Industry Trends
    Industry Trends
  • Industry Operating Conditions
    Industry Operating Conditions
  • Porter's 5 Forces Analysis
    Porter's 5 Forces Analysis

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