Cost of 5KW Solar System in Nigeria • #1 Solar Energy In Nigeria 2022
5KW Solar System



5KW solar system is most suitable for powering all the basic household appliances at once. With a 5KW solar system, one can put on the air condition, deep freezer, washing machine and more.

A 5kWh solar system will cost you between N1,560,916 to N4,077,792 to be installed. After which, you will be free from recurring expenses on power since solar needs little or no maintenance.

This price include Value added tax (VAT) and installation cost.


Table of Contents           

  • How much money can I save per year?
  • How much power does a 5kW solar system produce per day?
  • How many solar panels for a 5KW solar system?
  • Appliances 5KW Can Power
  • How Do I know My Energy Requirement?


How much money can I save per year?

How much you can save depends on your previous power consumption level and charge rate. Using an average of N5,000 monthly payment to your power holding company, a year is N60,000

Cost of Generator and Fuel: a regular 5KW capacity generator is about N350,000

Cost of fuel on daily: Lets just put it at N2,000 which is 730,000 per year


Summary of all projected cost

  • Power holding company: N60,000
  • Cost of buying generator: 350,000
  • Cost of fuel: 730,000
  • Total cost: 1,140,000


Money Saved

This means that you should be able to break-even within 2 years and continue to gain for the next 23 years since solar panels usually have a life-span of minimum of 25 years.


How much power does a 5kW solar system produce per day?

This depends on some key factors such as the time of the year, local weather etc. In a brief, a typical 5KW solar system will produce from 20kWh of energy daily.


How many solar panels for a 5KW solar system?

Using the calculation of a solar panel producing 320 Watts of power at its peak, about 16 solar panels would be needed to make 5,000 Watts per hour.

5000 watts/ 320 watts per panel = 16 Panels


Appliances 5KW Can Power

The perfect target for a 5KW solar system is the medium-sized home, with about 4 to 4 people living together. The 5KW solar system would be able to power all your appliances from refrigerator to hot water, washing machine, TV, etc.

Most of the household appliances are used mostly at night while electricity is generated and saved during the day. In order to manage your energy properly, know the voltage and watts of your appliances. You can find more guide here.



  • Product Name: 5KW Solar System
  • Cost: N1,560,916 to N4,077,792
  • Number of Panels: from 10
  • Home size: 3 to 5 people
  • Payment Options: Full payment and Installments
  • Potential Yearly Saving: N1,140,000


How Do I know My Energy Requirement?

To analyze your energy needs and be able to determine your required energy, simply contact us and one of our engineers will attend to you.

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