Solar Power Information - Granadilla, QLD, 4855

If you're considering installing solar panels for your Granadilla home, this page offers useful related information and interesting statistics for Granadilla and the 4855 postcode area in Queensland.

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Postcode 4855 Solar Power Statistics

In Granadilla's postcode area (4855), more than 114 small-scale systems have been installed with a collective capacity of 603 kW as at April 30, 2021.

Given a population of 680, this works out to 887 watts per person in the area, compared to a 605 watts Australian average. There are approximately 329 dwellings in the 4855 area, so that calculates out at 35 solar panel systems per 100 dwellings - the Australian average is 30.

Based on a conservative average of 2,686 kWh of energy production a day (enough to power the equivalent of 168 homes) and retail electricity costs of 26c per kilowatt-hour; Granadilla and 4855 postcode area residents are collectively generating $254,899 of energy at retail prices a year!

Granadilla solar power system owners are also contributing to greenhouse gas emission reduction, with the systems in 4855 region avoiding 784 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions annually.

Installing Solar Panels In Granadilla?

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Solar Energy Resources In Granadilla

Granadilla 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 4855 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 Granadilla 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 Granadilla 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 Granadilla, Queensland should generally face North for the best results. The panel angle range should be anywhere from 2 degrees to 12 degrees, with 7 degrees considered optimal.

Feed In Tariffs In Queensland

As well as providing your home with electricity, Granadilla solar system installation owners can be paid for surplus energy generated. In QLD, feed in tariffs currently range from 6c to 15c per kilowatt-hour exported - so, it's important to compare energy retailers for the best electricity plan in the 4855 area.

Granadilla 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, Granadilla solar power system owners can expect to save $1,560 per year.

Cassowary Coast Regional Council Requirements.

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

It's important to check with Cassowary Coast Regional Council regarding any potential changes before proceeding with installation. For further information, prospective solar owners in Granadilla 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 Granadilla

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Granadilla Data Sources And Notes

Data sources used above for solar power information in Granadilla QLD 4855 include:

  • Census 2016 - Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Bureau of Meteorology (BOM)
  • Clean Energy Regulator data for postcode 4855 current as at April 30, 2021.
  • Cassowary Coast Regional Council - Queensland

Some additional notes:

  • Household electricity consumption in Granadilla 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 El Arish Post Office , coordinates 17°48'25" S 146°0'11" E, around 6 km from the centre of Granadilla.

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