Solar Power Information - Crawford River, NSW, 2423

If you're considering installing solar panels for your Crawford River home, this page offers useful related information and interesting statistics for Crawford River and the 2423 postcode area in New South Wales.

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Postcode 2423 Solar Power Statistics

In Crawford River's postcode area (2423), more than 600 small-scale systems have been installed with a collective capacity of 3,183 kW as at January 31, 2021.

Given a population of 2,656, this works out to 1,198 watts per person in the area, compared to a 568 watts Australian average. There are approximately 1,583 dwellings in the 2423 area, so that calculates out at 38 solar panel systems per 100 dwellings - the Australian average is 29.

Based on a conservative average of 12,089 kWh of energy production a day (enough to power the equivalent of 756 homes) and retail electricity costs of 29c per kilowatt-hour; Crawford River and 2423 postcode area residents are collectively generating $1,279,596 of energy at retail prices a year!

Crawford River solar power system owners are also contributing to greenhouse gas emission reduction, with the systems in 2423 region avoiding 3,618 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions annually.

Installing Solar Panels In Crawford River?

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Solar Energy Resources In Crawford River

Crawford River experiences solar irradiation levels reaching approximately 4.53 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 2423 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 Crawford River 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 Crawford River in terms of annual solar energy output for the location, on average:

  • 3kW system - 4,159 kWh (equivalent to ~71% of annual electricity consumption)
  • 4kW system - 5,545 kWh (~95%)
  • 5kW system - 6,932 kWh (~119%)
  • 6kW system - 8,318 kWh (~142%)

Optimal Panel Angle And Orientation

Rooftop solar panels installed in Crawford River, New South Wales should generally face North for the best results. The panel angle range should be anywhere from 17 degrees to 27 degrees, with 22 degrees considered optimal.

Feed In Tariffs In New South Wales

As well as providing your home with electricity, Crawford River solar system installation owners can be paid for surplus energy generated. In NSW, feed in tariffs currently range from 6c to 17c per kilowatt-hour exported - so, it's important to compare energy retailers for the best electricity plan in the 2423 area.

Crawford River 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, Crawford River solar power system owners can expect to save $1,456 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 Crawford River 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 Crawford River

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Crawford River Data Sources And Notes

Data sources used above for solar power information in Crawford River NSW 2423 include:

  • Census 2016 - Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Bureau of Meteorology (BOM)
  • Clean Energy Regulator data for postcode 2423 current as at January 31, 2021.
  • Mid-Coast Council - New South Wales

Some additional notes:

  • Household electricity consumption in Crawford River 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 Crawford , coordinates 32°26'32" S 152°9'26" E, around 80 metres from the centre of Crawford River.

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