Solar Power Information - Bundabah, NSW, 2324

If you're considering installing solar panels for your Bundabah home (and/or a battery), this page offers useful related information and interesting statistics for Bundabah and the 2324 postcode area in New South Wales.

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Postcode 2324 Solar Power Statistics

In Bundabah's postcode area (2324), more than 5,288 small-scale systems have been installed with a collective capacity of 30,101 kW as at April 30, 2024.

Given a population of 23,533, this works out to 1,279 watts per person in the area, compared to a 982 watts Australian average. There are approximately 11,534 dwellings in the 2324 area, so that calculates out at 46 solar panel systems per 100 dwellings - the Australian average is 37.

Based on a conservative average of 117,104 kWh of energy production a day (enough to power the equivalent of 7,319 homes) and retail electricity costs of 34c per kilowatt-hour; Bundabah and 2324 postcode area residents are collectively generating $14,532,573 of energy at retail prices a year!

Bundabah solar power system owners are also contributing to greenhouse gas emission reduction, with the systems in 2324 region avoiding 35,049 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions annually.

Installing Solar Panels In Bundabah?

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Solar Energy Resources In Bundabah

Bundabah experiences solar irradiation levels reaching approximately 4.64 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 2324 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 Bundabah 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 Bundabah in terms of annual solar energy output for the location, on average:

  • 5kW system - 7,100 kWh (equivalent to ~122% of annual electricity consumption)
  • 6kW system - 8,520 kWh (~146%)
  • 10kW system - 14,200 kWh (~243%)
  • 13kW system - 18,460 kWh (~316%)

Optimal Panel Angle And Orientation

Rooftop solar panels installed in Bundabah, New South Wales should generally face North for the best results. For a good panel angle, the general rule of thumb is it should be around the same as latitude. In Bundabah's case, that is 32 degrees - but usually whatever your rooftop angle is will be fine (unless it's under 10 degrees - then tilt frames may be needed).

Feed In Tariffs In New South Wales

As well as providing your home with electricity, Bundabah solar system installation owners can be paid for surplus energy generated. In NSW, feed-in tariffs generally currently range from 5c to 10c per kilowatt-hour exported - so, it's important to compare energy retailers for the best electricity plan in the 2324 area.

Bundabah Solar Energy Savings

Based on a 6.6kW system installation, a self-consumption rate of 40% and the low end of the feed in tariff range rate of 5c, Bundabah solar power system owners can expect to save $1,556 per year.

Mid-Coast Council Requirements.

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

It's important to check with Mid-Coast Council regarding any potential changes before proceeding with installation. For further information, prospective solar owners in Bundabah 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 Bundabah

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Installing A Solar Battery In Bundabah

Households across Australia are increasingly thinking of installing a home battery; either as an addition/upgrade to an existing PV system, or installed concurrently with solar panels. Whether batteries will make sense for your Bundabah home will depend on various factors. 

We have solar battery installers within our network providing services to Bundabah who can advise you on home energy storage as a retrofit upgrade or part of a full solar + battery system installation - and provide a quote.

If you have any questions regarding choosing, buying and installing solar panels in Bundabah (or a home battery), feel free to contact us.

Bundabah Data Sources And Notes

Data sources used above for solar power information in Bundabah NSW 2324 include:

  • Census 2021 - Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Bureau of Meteorology (BOM)
  • Clean Energy Regulator data for postcode 2324 current as at April 30, 2024.
  • Mid-Coast Council - New South Wales

Some additional notes:

  • Household electricity consumption in Bundabah 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 Carrington (Church St) , coordinates 32°40'3" S 152°0'54" E, around 5.6 km from the centre of Bundabah.

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