Solar Power Information - Burpengary East, QLD, 4505

If you're considering installing solar panels for your Burpengary East home, this page offers useful related information and interesting statistics for Burpengary East and the 4505 postcode area in Queensland.

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Postcode 4505 Solar Power Statistics

In Burpengary East's postcode area (4505), more than 5,791 small-scale systems have been installed with a collective capacity of 29,588 kW as at March 31, 2022.

Given a population of 19,452, this works out to 1,521 watts per person in the area, compared to a 723 watts Australian average. There are approximately 7,420 dwellings in the 4505 area, so that calculates out at 78 solar panel systems per 100 dwellings - the Australian average is 33.

Based on a conservative average of 130,241 kWh of energy production a day (enough to power the equivalent of 8,140 homes) and retail electricity costs of 26c per kilowatt-hour; Burpengary East and 4505 postcode area residents are collectively generating $12,359,855 of energy at retail prices a year!

Burpengary East solar power system owners are also contributing to greenhouse gas emission reduction, with the systems in 4505 region avoiding 38,030 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions annually.

Installing Solar Panels In Burpengary East?

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Solar Energy Resources In Burpengary East

Burpengary East experiences solar irradiation levels reaching approximately 5.25 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 4505 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 Burpengary East 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 Burpengary East in terms of annual solar energy output for the location, on average:

  • 3kW system - 4,820 kWh (equivalent to ~83% of annual electricity consumption)
  • 4kW system - 6,427 kWh (~110%)
  • 5kW system - 8,033 kWh (~138%)
  • 6kW system - 9,640 kWh (~165%)

Optimal Panel Angle And Orientation

Rooftop solar panels installed in Burpengary East, Queensland 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 Burpengary East's case, that is 27 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 Queensland

As well as providing your home with electricity, Burpengary East solar system installation owners can be paid for surplus energy generated. In QLD, feed in tariffs currently range from 6c to 15c per kilowatt-hour exported - so, it's important to compare energy retailers for the best electricity plan in the 4505 area.

Burpengary East 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, Burpengary East solar power system owners can expect to save $1,542 per year.

Moreton Bay Regional Council Requirements.

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

It's important to check with Moreton Bay Regional Council regarding any potential changes before proceeding with installation. For further information, prospective solar owners in Burpengary East 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 Burpengary East

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Installing A Solar Battery In Burpengary East

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 Burpengary East home will depend on various factors. 

We have solar battery installers within our network providing services to Burpengary East 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 Burpengary East (or a home battery), feel free to contact us.

Burpengary East Data Sources And Notes

Data sources used above for solar power information in Burpengary East QLD 4505 include:

  • Census 2016 - Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Bureau of Meteorology (BOM)
  • Clean Energy Regulator data for postcode 4505 current as at March 31, 2022.
  • Moreton Bay Regional Council - Queensland

Some additional notes:

  • Household electricity consumption in Burpengary East 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 Burpengary Ulmann Rd , coordinates 27°8'29" S 153°0'32" E, around 468 metres from the centre of Burpengary East.

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