Solar Power Information - Clackline, WA, 6564

If you're considering installing solar panels for your Clackline home, this page offers useful related information and interesting statistics for Clackline and the 6564 postcode area in Western Australia.

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Postcode 6564 Solar Power Statistics

In Clackline's postcode area (6564), more than 93 small-scale systems have been installed with a collective capacity of 351 kW as at June 30, 2022.

Given a population of 301, this works out to 1,166 watts per person in the area, compared to a 742 watts Australian average. There are approximately 162 dwellings in the 6564 area, so that calculates out at 57 solar panel systems per 100 dwellings - the Australian average is 31.

Based on a conservative average of 1,569 kWh of energy production a day (enough to power the equivalent of 98 homes) and retail electricity costs of 30c per kilowatt-hour; Clackline and 6564 postcode area residents are collectively generating $171,772 of energy at retail prices a year!

Clackline solar power system owners are also contributing to greenhouse gas emission reduction, with the systems in 6564 region avoiding 401 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions annually.

Installing Solar Panels In Clackline?

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Solar Energy Resources In Clackline

Clackline experiences solar irradiation levels reaching approximately 5.33 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 6564 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 Clackline 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 Clackline in terms of annual solar energy output for the location, on average:

  • 3kW system - 4,893 kWh (equivalent to ~84% of annual electricity consumption)
  • 4kW system - 6,524 kWh (~112%)
  • 5kW system - 8,156 kWh (~140%)
  • 6kW system - 9,787 kWh (~168%)

Optimal Panel Angle And Orientation

Rooftop solar panels installed in Clackline, Western Australia 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 Clackline's case, that is 31 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 Western Australia

As well as providing your home with electricity, Clackline solar system installation owners can be paid for surplus energy generated. In WA, feed-in tariffs generally currently range from 3c to 7c per kilowatt-hour exported - so, it's important to compare energy retailers for the best electricity plan in the 6564 area.

Clackline 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 3c, Clackline solar power system owners can expect to save $1,486 per year.

Northam Shire Council Requirements.

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

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

Network Grid Connection Requirements In Western Australia

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

Solar Panel Installers In Clackline

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Installing A Solar Battery In Clackline

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 Clackline home will depend on various factors. 

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

Clackline Data Sources And Notes

Data sources used above for solar power information in Clackline WA 6564 include:

  • Census 2021 - Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Bureau of Meteorology (BOM)
  • Clean Energy Regulator data for postcode 6564 current as at June 30, 2022.
  • Northam Shire Council - Western Australia

Some additional notes:

  • Household electricity consumption in Clackline is based on the Australian average of 16kWh a day.
  • Carbon intensity based on the Western Australia average of 0.7kg per kilowatt-hour.

Bureau of Meteorology details are based on your nearest weather station, which is Southbourne , coordinates 31°44'17" S 116°29'34" E, around 3.5 km from the centre of Clackline.

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