Solar Power Information - Deniliquin, NSW, 2710

If you're considering installing solar panels for your Deniliquin home (and/or a battery), this page offers useful related information and interesting statistics for Deniliquin and the 2710 postcode area in New South Wales.

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Postcode 2710 Solar Power Statistics

In Deniliquin's postcode area (2710), more than 2,137 small-scale systems have been installed with a collective capacity of 16,833 kW as at January 31, 2024.

Given a population of 8,567, this works out to 1,965 watts per person in the area, compared to a 947 watts Australian average. There are approximately 4,447 dwellings in the 2710 area, so that calculates out at 48 solar panel systems per 100 dwellings - the Australian average is 36.

Based on a conservative average of 70,568 kWh of energy production a day (enough to power the equivalent of 4,410 homes) and retail electricity costs of 34c per kilowatt-hour; Deniliquin and 2710 postcode area residents are collectively generating $8,757,450 of energy at retail prices a year!

Deniliquin solar power system owners are also contributing to greenhouse gas emission reduction, with the systems in 2710 region avoiding 21,121 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions annually.

Installing Solar Panels In Deniliquin?

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Solar Energy Resources In Deniliquin

Deniliquin experiences solar irradiation levels reaching approximately 5 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 2710 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 Deniliquin 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 Deniliquin in terms of annual solar energy output for the location, on average:

  • 5kW system - 7,651 kWh (equivalent to ~131% of annual electricity consumption)
  • 6kW system - 9,181 kWh (~157%)
  • 10kW system - 15,301 kWh (~262%)
  • 13kW system - 19,892 kWh (~341%)

Optimal Panel Angle And Orientation

Rooftop solar panels installed in Deniliquin, New South Wales 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 Deniliquin's case, that is 35 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 New South Wales

As well as providing your home with electricity, Deniliquin solar system installation owners can be paid for surplus energy generated. In NSW, feed-in tariffs generally currently range from 5c to 10c per kilowatt-hour exported - so, it's important to compare energy retailers for the best electricity plan in the 2710 area.

Deniliquin 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 5c, Deniliquin solar power system owners can expect to save $1,676 per year.

Edward River Council Requirements.

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

It's important to check with Edward River Council regarding any potential changes before proceeding with installation. For further information, prospective solar owners in Deniliquin 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 Deniliquin

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Installing A Solar Battery In Deniliquin

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 Deniliquin home will depend on various factors. 

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

Deniliquin Data Sources And Notes

Data sources used above for solar power information in Deniliquin NSW 2710 include:

  • Census 2021 - Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Bureau of Meteorology (BOM)
  • Clean Energy Regulator data for postcode 2710 current as at January 31, 2024.
  • Edward River Council - New South Wales

Some additional notes:

  • Household electricity consumption in Deniliquin 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 Deniliquin (Visitor Information Centre) , coordinates 35°31'42" S 144°57'54" E, around 555 metres from the centre of Deniliquin.

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