Solar Power Information - Florina Station, SA, 5440

If you're considering installing solar panels for your Florina Station home, this page offers useful related information and interesting statistics for Florina Station and the 5440 postcode area in South Australia.

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Postcode 5440 Solar Power Statistics

In Florina Station's postcode area (5440), more than 31 small-scale systems have been installed with a collective capacity of 287 kW as at November 30, 2021.

Given a population of 182, this works out to 1,574 watts per person in the area, compared to a 683 watts Australian average. There are approximately 107 dwellings in the 5440 area, so that calculates out at 29 solar panel systems per 100 dwellings - the Australian average is 32.

Based on a conservative average of 1,321 kWh of energy production a day (enough to power the equivalent of 83 homes) and retail electricity costs of 37c per kilowatt-hour; Florina Station and 5440 postcode area residents are collectively generating $178,453 of energy at retail prices a year!

Florina Station solar power system owners are also contributing to greenhouse gas emission reduction, with the systems in 5440 region avoiding 246 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions annually.

Installing Solar Panels In Florina Station?

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Solar Energy Resources In Florina Station

Florina Station experiences solar irradiation levels reaching approximately 5.5 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 5440 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 Florina Station 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 Florina Station in terms of annual solar energy output for the location, on average:

  • 3kW system - 5,049 kWh (equivalent to ~86% of annual electricity consumption)
  • 4kW system - 6,733 kWh (~115%)
  • 5kW system - 8,416 kWh (~144%)
  • 6kW system - 10,099 kWh (~173%)

Optimal Panel Angle And Orientation

Rooftop solar panels installed in Florina Station, 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 Florina Station'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, Florina Station 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 5440 area.

Florina Station 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, Florina Station solar power system owners can expect to save $2,272 per year.

Unincorporated Council Requirements.

At the time of publishing, there special requirements involved with installing solar panels in the Unincorporated Council area.

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

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Florina Station Data Sources And Notes

Data sources used above for solar power information in Florina Station SA 5440 include:

  • Census 2016 - Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Bureau of Meteorology (BOM)
  • Clean Energy Regulator data for postcode 5440 current as at November 30, 2021.
  • Unincorporated Council - South Australia

Some additional notes:

  • Household electricity consumption in Florina Station 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 Plumbago , coordinates 32°3'43" S 139°53'15" E, around 14.8 km from the centre of Florina Station.

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