Solar Power Information - Ensay North, VIC, 3895

If you're considering installing solar panels for your Ensay North home, this page offers useful related information and interesting statistics for Ensay North and the 3895 postcode area in Victoria.

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Postcode 3895 Solar Power Statistics

In Ensay North's postcode area (3895), more than 26 small-scale systems have been installed with a collective capacity of 135 kW as at January 31, 2021.

Given a population of 177, this works out to 765 watts per person in the area, compared to a 568 watts Australian average. There are approximately 120 dwellings in the 3895 area, so that calculates out at 22 solar panel systems per 100 dwellings - the Australian average is 29.

Based on a conservative average of 479 kWh of energy production a day (enough to power the equivalent of 30 homes) and retail electricity costs of 24c per kilowatt-hour; Ensay North and 3895 postcode area residents are collectively generating $41,979 of energy at retail prices a year!

Ensay North solar power system owners are also contributing to greenhouse gas emission reduction, with the systems in 3895 region avoiding 187 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions annually.

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Solar Energy Resources In Ensay North

Ensay North experiences solar irradiation levels reaching approximately 4.22 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 3895 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 Ensay North 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 Ensay North in terms of annual solar energy output for the location, on average:

  • 3kW system - 3,874 kWh (equivalent to ~66% of annual electricity consumption)
  • 4kW system - 5,166 kWh (~88%)
  • 5kW system - 6,457 kWh (~111%)
  • 6kW system - 7,749 kWh (~133%)

Optimal Panel Angle And Orientation

Rooftop solar panels installed in Ensay North, Victoria should generally face North for the best results. The panel angle range should be anywhere from 22 degrees to 32 degrees, with 27 degrees considered optimal.

Feed In Tariffs In Victoria

As well as providing your home with electricity, Ensay North solar system installation owners can be paid for surplus energy generated. In VIC, feed in tariffs currently range from 10c to 20c per kilowatt-hour exported - so, it's important to compare energy retailers for the best electricity plan in the 3895 area.

Ensay North 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 10c, Ensay North solar power system owners can expect to save $1,317 per year.

East Gippsland Shire Council Requirements.

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

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

Network Grid Connection Requirements In Victoria

A series of steps must be completed in Victoria 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 Victoria.

Solar Panel Installers In Ensay North

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Ensay North Data Sources And Notes

Data sources used above for solar power information in Ensay North VIC 3895 include:

  • Census 2016 - Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Bureau of Meteorology (BOM)
  • Clean Energy Regulator data for postcode 3895 current as at January 31, 2021.
  • East Gippsland Shire Council - Victoria

Some additional notes:

  • Household electricity consumption in Ensay North is based on the Australian average of 16kWh a day.
  • Carbon intensity based on the Victoria average of 1.07kg per kilowatt-hour.

Bureau of Meteorology details are based on your nearest weather station, which is Ensay , coordinates 37°22'33" S 147°50'14" E, around 5.5 km from the centre of Ensay North.

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