Solar Power Information - Euleilah, QLD, 4674

If you're considering installing solar panels for your Euleilah home, this page offers useful related information and interesting statistics for Euleilah and the 4674 postcode area in Queensland.

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Postcode 4674 Solar Power Statistics

In Euleilah's postcode area (4674), more than 407 small-scale systems have been installed with a collective capacity of 2,059 kW as at June 30, 2022.

Given a population of 1,373, this works out to 1,499 watts per person in the area, compared to a 742 watts Australian average. There are approximately 789 dwellings in the 4674 area, so that calculates out at 52 solar panel systems per 100 dwellings - the Australian average is 31.

Based on a conservative average of 9,355 kWh of energy production a day (enough to power the equivalent of 585 homes) and retail electricity costs of 24c per kilowatt-hour; Euleilah and 4674 postcode area residents are collectively generating $819,530 of energy at retail prices a year!

Euleilah solar power system owners are also contributing to greenhouse gas emission reduction, with the systems in 4674 region avoiding 2,732 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions annually.

Installing Solar Panels In Euleilah?

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Solar Energy Resources In Euleilah

Euleilah experiences solar irradiation levels reaching approximately 5.42 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 4674 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 Euleilah 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 Euleilah in terms of annual solar energy output for the location, on average:

  • 3kW system - 4,976 kWh (equivalent to ~85% of annual electricity consumption)
  • 4kW system - 6,635 kWh (~114%)
  • 5kW system - 8,293 kWh (~142%)
  • 6kW system - 9,952 kWh (~170%)

Optimal Panel Angle And Orientation

Rooftop solar panels installed in Euleilah, Queensland 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 Euleilah's case, that is 24 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 Queensland

As well as providing your home with electricity, Euleilah solar system installation owners can be paid for surplus energy generated. In QLD, 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 4674 area.

Euleilah 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, Euleilah solar power system owners can expect to save $1,379 per year.

Gladstone Regional Council Requirements.

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

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

Network Grid Connection Requirements In Queensland

A series of steps must be completed in Queensland 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 Queensland.

Solar Panel Installers In Euleilah

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Installing A Solar Battery In Euleilah

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 Euleilah home will depend on various factors. 

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

Euleilah Data Sources And Notes

Data sources used above for solar power information in Euleilah QLD 4674 include:

  • Census 2021 - Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Bureau of Meteorology (BOM)
  • Clean Energy Regulator data for postcode 4674 current as at June 30, 2022.
  • Gladstone Regional Council - Queensland

Some additional notes:

  • Household electricity consumption in Euleilah is based on the Australian average of 16kWh a day.
  • Carbon intensity based on the Queensland average of 0.8kg per kilowatt-hour.

Bureau of Meteorology details are based on your nearest weather station, which is Euleilah Creek , coordinates 24°26'53" S 151°51'35" E, around 6.3 km from the centre of Euleilah.

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