Solar Power Information - Cadell, SA, 5321

If you're considering installing solar panels for your Cadell home, this page offers useful related information and interesting statistics for Cadell and the 5321 postcode area in South Australia.

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Postcode 5321 Solar Power Statistics

In Cadell's postcode area (5321), more than 104 small-scale systems have been installed with a collective capacity of 659 kW as at April 30, 2021.

Given a population of 311, this works out to 2,118 watts per person in the area, compared to a 605 watts Australian average. There are approximately 250 dwellings in the 5321 area, so that calculates out at 42 solar panel systems per 100 dwellings - the Australian average is 30.

Based on a conservative average of 2,805 kWh of energy production a day (enough to power the equivalent of 175 homes) and retail electricity costs of 37c per kilowatt-hour; Cadell and 5321 postcode area residents are collectively generating $378,855 of energy at retail prices a year!

Cadell solar power system owners are also contributing to greenhouse gas emission reduction, with the systems in 5321 region avoiding 522 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions annually.

Installing Solar Panels In Cadell?

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Solar Energy Resources In Cadell

Cadell experiences solar irradiation levels reaching approximately 5.08 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 5321 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 Cadell 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 Cadell in terms of annual solar energy output for the location, on average:

  • 3kW system - 4,664 kWh (equivalent to ~80% of annual electricity consumption)
  • 4kW system - 6,218 kWh (~106%)
  • 5kW system - 7,773 kWh (~133%)
  • 6kW system - 9,328 kWh (~160%)

Optimal Panel Angle And Orientation

Rooftop solar panels installed in Cadell, South Australia should generally face North for the best results. The panel angle range should be anywhere from 19 degrees to 29 degrees, with 24 degrees considered optimal.

Feed In Tariffs In South Australia

As well as providing your home with electricity, Cadell solar system installation owners can be paid for surplus energy generated. In SA, feed in tariffs currently range from 8c to 17c per kilowatt-hour exported - so, it's important to compare energy retailers for the best electricity plan in the 5321 area.

Cadell 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, Cadell solar power system owners can expect to save $2,099 per year.

Mid Murray Council Requirements.

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

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

Network Grid Connection Requirements In South Australia

A series of steps must be completed in South Australia 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 South Australia.

Solar Panel Installers In Cadell

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

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Cadell Data Sources And Notes

Data sources used above for solar power information in Cadell SA 5321 include:

  • Census 2016 - Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Bureau of Meteorology (BOM)
  • Clean Energy Regulator data for postcode 5321 current as at April 30, 2021.
  • Mid Murray Council - South Australia

Some additional notes:

  • Household electricity consumption in Cadell is based on the Australian average of 16kWh a day.
  • Carbon intensity based on the South Australia average of 0.51kg per kilowatt-hour.

Bureau of Meteorology details are based on your nearest weather station, which is Cadell , coordinates 34°3'25" S 139°45'30" E, around 2.6 km from the centre of Cadell.

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