Solar Power Information - Eurelia, SA, 5431

If you're considering installing solar panels for your Eurelia home, this page offers useful related information and interesting statistics for Eurelia and the 5431 postcode area in South Australia.

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Postcode 5431 Solar Power Statistics

In Eurelia's postcode area (5431), more than 264 small-scale systems have been installed with a collective capacity of 1,573 kW as at April 30, 2022.

Given a population of 792, this works out to 1,986 watts per person in the area, compared to a 730 watts Australian average. There are approximately 455 dwellings in the 5431 area, so that calculates out at 58 solar panel systems per 100 dwellings - the Australian average is 34.

Based on a conservative average of 7,002 kWh of energy production a day (enough to power the equivalent of 438 homes) and retail electricity costs of 37c per kilowatt-hour; Eurelia and 5431 postcode area residents are collectively generating $945,605 of energy at retail prices a year!

Eurelia solar power system owners are also contributing to greenhouse gas emission reduction, with the systems in 5431 region avoiding 1,303 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions annually.

Installing Solar Panels In Eurelia?

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Solar Energy Resources In Eurelia

Eurelia experiences solar irradiation levels reaching approximately 5.31 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 5431 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 Eurelia 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 Eurelia in terms of annual solar energy output for the location, on average:

  • 3kW system - 4,875 kWh (equivalent to ~83% of annual electricity consumption)
  • 4kW system - 6,500 kWh (~111%)
  • 5kW system - 8,125 kWh (~139%)
  • 6kW system - 9,750 kWh (~167%)

Optimal Panel Angle And Orientation

Rooftop solar panels installed in Eurelia, South Australia 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 Eurelia's case, that is 32 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 South Australia

As well as providing your home with electricity, Eurelia solar system installation owners can be paid for surplus energy generated. In SA, feed in tariffs currently range from 8c to 17c per kilowatt-hour exported - so, it's important to compare energy retailers for the best electricity plan in the 5431 area.

Eurelia 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 8c, Eurelia solar power system owners can expect to save $2,194 per year.

Orroroo/Carrieton Council Requirements.

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

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

Network Grid Connection Requirements In South Australia

A series of steps must be completed in South Australia 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 South Australia.

Solar Panel Installers In Eurelia

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Installing A Solar Battery In Eurelia

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 Eurelia home will depend on various factors. 

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

Eurelia Data Sources And Notes

Data sources used above for solar power information in Eurelia SA 5431 include:

  • Census 2016 - Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Bureau of Meteorology (BOM)
  • Clean Energy Regulator data for postcode 5431 current as at April 30, 2022.
  • Orroroo/Carrieton Council - South Australia

Some additional notes:

  • Household electricity consumption in Eurelia is based on the Australian average of 16kWh a day.
  • Carbon intensity based on the South Australia average of 0.51kg per kilowatt-hour.

Bureau of Meteorology details are based on your nearest weather station, which is Ailerue , coordinates 32°32'14" S 138°33'45" E, around 1.8 km from the centre of Eurelia.

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