Solar Power Information - Batemans Bay, NSW, 2536

If you're considering installing solar panels for your Batemans Bay home, this page offers useful related information and interesting statistics for Batemans Bay and the 2536 postcode area in New South Wales.

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Postcode 2536 Solar Power Statistics

In Batemans Bay's postcode area (2536), more than 2,484 small-scale systems have been installed with a collective capacity of 11,963 kW as at December 31, 2020.

Given a population of 15,665, this works out to 764 watts per person in the area, compared to a 556 watts Australian average. There are approximately 10,844 dwellings in the 2536 area, so that calculates out at 23 solar panel systems per 100 dwellings - the Australian average is 29.

Based on a conservative average of 43,730 kWh of energy production a day (enough to power the equivalent of 2,733 homes) and retail electricity costs of 29c per kilowatt-hour; Batemans Bay and 2536 postcode area residents are collectively generating $4,628,806 of energy at retail prices a year!

Batemans Bay solar power system owners are also contributing to greenhouse gas emission reduction, with the systems in 2536 region avoiding 13,088 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions annually.

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Solar Energy Resources In Batemans Bay

Batemans Bay experiences solar irradiation levels reaching approximately 4.36 kilowatt-hours per square metre per day on average over a year. The following graph shows solar irradiation/output levels per kilowatt of installed solar panels in the 2536 area per month.

Daily/Monthly System Energy Output Estimates

Here's what you can expect to generate with various sized solar power systems in the Batemans Bay area, assuming good quality components, a suitable rooftop and professional, accredited solar installation.

Annual Electricity Output Estimates

Based on the above, the following is what you should be able to expect from a solar panel installation in Batemans Bay in terms of annual solar energy output for the location, on average:

  • 3kW system - 4,003 kWh (equivalent to ~69% of annual electricity consumption)
  • 4kW system - 5,337 kWh (~91%)
  • 5kW system - 6,671 kWh (~114%)
  • 6kW system - 8,006 kWh (~137%)

Optimal Panel Angle And Orientation

Rooftop solar panels installed in Batemans Bay, New South Wales should generally face North for the best results. The panel angle range should be anywhere from 20 degrees to 30 degrees, with 25 degrees considered optimal.

Feed In Tariffs In New South Wales

As well as providing your home with electricity, Batemans Bay solar system installation owners can be paid for surplus energy generated. In NSW, feed in tariffs currently range from 6c to 17c per kilowatt-hour exported - so, it's important to compare energy retailers for the best electricity plan in the 2536 area.

Batemans Bay Solar Energy Savings

Based on a 6kW system installation, a self-consumption rate of 50% and the low end of the feed in tariff range rate of 6c, Batemans Bay solar power system owners can expect to save $1,401 per year.

Eurobodalla Council Requirements.

At the time of publishing, there do not appear to be any special requirements involved with installing solar panels in the Eurobodalla Council area.

It's important to check with Eurobodalla Council regarding any potential changes before proceeding with installation. For further information, prospective solar owners in Batemans Bay should visit this page.

Network Grid Connection Requirements In New South Wales

A series of steps must be completed in New South Wales involving you, your network distributor and your installer - but your installer will do most of the administrative heavy lifting. Learn more about the grid connection process in New South Wales.

Solar Panel Installers In Batemans Bay

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Batemans Bay Data Sources And Notes

Data sources used above for solar power information in Batemans Bay NSW 2536 include:

  • Census 2016 - Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Bureau of Meteorology (BOM)
  • Clean Energy Regulator data for postcode 2536 current as at December 31, 2020.
  • Eurobodalla Council - New South Wales

Some additional notes:

  • Household electricity consumption in Batemans Bay is based on the Australian average of 16kWh a day.
  • Carbon intensity based on the New South Wales average of 0.82kg per kilowatt-hour.

Bureau of Meteorology details are based on your nearest weather station, which is Batemans Bay Post Office , coordinates 35°42'31" S 150°10'37" E, around 205 metres from the centre of Batemans Bay.

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