Solar Power Information - Gradys Creek, NSW, 2474

If you're considering installing solar panels for your Gradys Creek home, this page offers useful related information and interesting statistics for Gradys Creek and the 2474 postcode area in New South Wales.

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Postcode 2474 Solar Power Statistics

In Gradys Creek's postcode area (2474), more than 1,464 small-scale systems have been installed with a collective capacity of 6,604 kW as at April 30, 2021.

Given a population of 5,680, this works out to 1,163 watts per person in the area, compared to a 605 watts Australian average. There are approximately 2,852 dwellings in the 2474 area, so that calculates out at 51 solar panel systems per 100 dwellings - the Australian average is 30.

Based on a conservative average of 26,632 kWh of energy production a day (enough to power the equivalent of 1,665 homes) and retail electricity costs of 29c per kilowatt-hour; Gradys Creek and 2474 postcode area residents are collectively generating $2,818,999 of energy at retail prices a year!

Gradys Creek solar power system owners are also contributing to greenhouse gas emission reduction, with the systems in 2474 region avoiding 7,971 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions annually.

Installing Solar Panels In Gradys Creek?

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Solar Energy Resources In Gradys Creek

Gradys Creek experiences solar irradiation levels reaching approximately 4.81 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 2474 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 Gradys Creek 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 Gradys Creek in terms of annual solar energy output for the location, on average:

  • 3kW system - 4,416 kWh (equivalent to ~76% of annual electricity consumption)
  • 4kW system - 5,888 kWh (~101%)
  • 5kW system - 7,360 kWh (~126%)
  • 6kW system - 8,832 kWh (~151%)

Optimal Panel Angle And Orientation

Rooftop solar panels installed in Gradys Creek, New South Wales should generally face North for the best results. The panel angle range should be anywhere from 13 degrees to 23 degrees, with 18 degrees considered optimal.

Feed In Tariffs In New South Wales

As well as providing your home with electricity, Gradys Creek solar system installation owners can be paid for surplus energy generated. In NSW, feed in tariffs currently range from 6c to 17c per kilowatt-hour exported - so, it's important to compare energy retailers for the best electricity plan in the 2474 area.

Gradys Creek 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 6c, Gradys Creek solar power system owners can expect to save $1,546 per year.

Kyogle Council Requirements.

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

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

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Gradys Creek Data Sources And Notes

Data sources used above for solar power information in Gradys Creek NSW 2474 include:

  • Census 2016 - Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Bureau of Meteorology (BOM)
  • Clean Energy Regulator data for postcode 2474 current as at April 30, 2021.
  • Kyogle Council - New South Wales

Some additional notes:

  • Household electricity consumption in Gradys Creek 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 Loadstone (High View) , coordinates 28°24'43" S 152°58'58" E, around 707 metres from the centre of Gradys Creek.

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