Solar Power Information - Bundaberg, QLD, 4670

If you're considering installing solar panels for your Bundaberg home, this page offers useful related information and interesting statistics for Bundaberg and the 4670 postcode area in Queensland.

If Bundaberg isn't your location, you can search for installation information relevant to your town or suburb here:

Postcode 4670 Solar Power Statistics

In Bundaberg's postcode area (4670), more than 15,189 small-scale systems have been installed with a collective capacity of 67,023 kW as at August 31, 2020.

Given a population of 72,837, this works out to 920 watts per person in the area, compared to a 512 watts Australian average. There are approximately 34,059 dwellings in the 4670 area, so that calculates out at 45 solar panel systems per 100 dwellings - the Australian average is 27.

Based on a conservative average of 312,439 kWh of energy production a day (enough to power the equivalent of 19,527 homes) and retail electricity costs of 26c per kilowatt-hour; Bundaberg and 4670 postcode area residents are collectively generating $29,650,484 of energy at retail prices a year!

Bundaberg solar power system owners are also contributing to greenhouse gas emission reduction, with the systems in 4670 region avoiding 91,232 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions annually.

Installing Solar Panels In Bundaberg?

The SolarQuotes free quoting service has been used by 156 households in Bundaberg and 1533 households across the 4670 postcode area in Queensland. Here's some of them:

Solar quotes in Bundaberg, Queensland, 4670

You can join them! To get started, simply click the button below and we'll match you to up to 3 pre-vetted QLD accredited installers we trust who service the Bundaberg and 4670 area. Or continue reading for more useful information.

Solar Energy Resources In Bundaberg

Bundaberg experiences solar irradiation levels reaching approximately 5.56 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 4670 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 Bundaberg 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 Bundaberg in terms of annual solar energy output for the location, on average:

  • 3kW system - 5,105 kWh (equivalent to ~87% of annual electricity consumption)
  • 4kW system - 6,806 kWh (~117%)
  • 5kW system - 8,508 kWh (~146%)
  • 6kW system - 10,209 kWh (~175%)

Optimal Panel Angle And Orientation

Rooftop solar panels installed in Bundaberg, Queensland should generally face North for the best results. The panel angle range should be anywhere from 9 degrees to 19 degrees, with 14 degrees considered optimal.

Feed In Tariffs In Queensland

As well as providing your home with electricity, Bundaberg solar system installation owners can be paid for surplus energy generated. In QLD, feed in tariffs currently range from 8c to 15c per kilowatt-hour exported - so, it's important to compare energy retailers for the best electricity plan in the 4670 area.

Bundaberg 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 8c, Bundaberg solar power system owners can expect to save $1,736 per year.

Bundaberg Regional Council Requirements.

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

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

Network Grid Connection Requirements In Queensland

A series of steps must be completed in Queensland 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 Queensland.

Solar Panel Installers In Bundaberg

In our network we have quality, thoroughly pre-vetted solar power system installers servicing Bundaberg. If you're ready to get quotes from installation professionals we know and trust:

If you have any questions regarding choosing, buying and installing solar panels in Bundaberg, feel free to contact us.

Bundaberg Data Sources And Notes

Data sources used above for solar power information in Bundaberg QLD 4670 include:

  • Census 2016 - Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Bureau of Meteorology (BOM)
  • Clean Energy Regulator data for postcode 4670 current as at August 31, 2020.
  • Bundaberg Regional Council - Queensland

Some additional notes:

  • Household electricity consumption in Bundaberg is based on the Australian average of 16kWh a day.
  • Carbon intensity based on the Queensland average of 0.8kg per kilowatt-hour.

Bureau of Meteorology details are based on your nearest weather station, which is Bundaberg Post Office , coordinates 24°52'0" S 152°20'48" E, around 227 metres from the centre of Bundaberg.

 To get your quotes, please enter your postcode: