Solar Power Information - Deepwater, NSW, 2371

If you're considering installing solar panels for your Deepwater home, this page offers useful related information and interesting statistics for Deepwater and the 2371 postcode area in New South Wales.

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Postcode 2371 Solar Power Statistics

In Deepwater's postcode area (2371), more than 253 small-scale systems have been installed with a collective capacity of 1,297 kW as at April 30, 2021.

Given a population of 1,013, this works out to 1,281 watts per person in the area, compared to a 605 watts Australian average. There are approximately 608 dwellings in the 2371 area, so that calculates out at 42 solar panel systems per 100 dwellings - the Australian average is 30.

Based on a conservative average of 5,558 kWh of energy production a day (enough to power the equivalent of 347 homes) and retail electricity costs of 29c per kilowatt-hour; Deepwater and 2371 postcode area residents are collectively generating $588,268 of energy at retail prices a year!

Deepwater solar power system owners are also contributing to greenhouse gas emission reduction, with the systems in 2371 region avoiding 1,663 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions annually.

Installing Solar Panels In Deepwater?

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Solar Energy Resources In Deepwater

Deepwater experiences solar irradiation levels reaching approximately 5.11 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 2371 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 Deepwater 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 Deepwater in terms of annual solar energy output for the location, on average:

  • 3kW system - 4,691 kWh (equivalent to ~80% of annual electricity consumption)
  • 4kW system - 6,255 kWh (~107%)
  • 5kW system - 7,819 kWh (~134%)
  • 6kW system - 9,383 kWh (~161%)

Optimal Panel Angle And Orientation

Rooftop solar panels installed in Deepwater, New South Wales should generally face North for the best results. The panel angle range should be anywhere from 14 degrees to 24 degrees, with 19 degrees considered optimal.

Feed In Tariffs In New South Wales

As well as providing your home with electricity, Deepwater 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 2371 area.

Deepwater 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, Deepwater solar power system owners can expect to save $1,642 per year.

Glen Innes Severn Council Requirements.

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

It's important to check with Glen Innes Severn Council regarding any potential changes before proceeding with installation. For further information, prospective solar owners in Deepwater 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 Deepwater

In our network we have quality, thoroughly pre-vetted solar power system installers servicing Deepwater. 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 Deepwater, feel free to contact us.

Deepwater Data Sources And Notes

Data sources used above for solar power information in Deepwater NSW 2371 include:

  • Census 2016 - Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Bureau of Meteorology (BOM)
  • Clean Energy Regulator data for postcode 2371 current as at April 30, 2021.
  • Glen Innes Severn Council - New South Wales

Some additional notes:

  • Household electricity consumption in Deepwater 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 Deepwater Post Office , coordinates 29°26'32" S 151°50'54" E, around 85 metres from the centre of Deepwater.

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