Solar Power Information - Kincumber, NSW, 2251

If you're considering installing solar panels for your Kincumber home, this page offers useful related information and interesting statistics for Kincumber and the 2251 postcode area in New South Wales.

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Postcode 2251 Solar Power Statistics

In Kincumber's postcode area (2251), more than 2,827 small-scale systems have been installed with a collective capacity of 12,147 kW as at October 31, 2020.

Given a population of 30,676, this works out to 396 watts per person in the area, compared to a 531 watts Australian average. There are approximately 14,167 dwellings in the 2251 area, so that calculates out at 20 solar panel systems per 100 dwellings - the Australian average is 28.

Based on a conservative average of 46,643 kWh of energy production a day (enough to power the equivalent of 2,915 homes) and retail electricity costs of 29c per kilowatt-hour; Kincumber and 2251 postcode area residents are collectively generating $4,937,168 of energy at retail prices a year!

Kincumber solar power system owners are also contributing to greenhouse gas emission reduction, with the systems in 2251 region avoiding 13,960 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions annually.

Installing Solar Panels In Kincumber?

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Solar Energy Resources In Kincumber

Kincumber experiences solar irradiation levels reaching approximately 4.58 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 2251 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 Kincumber 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 Kincumber in terms of annual solar energy output for the location, on average:

  • 3kW system - 4,205 kWh (equivalent to ~72% of annual electricity consumption)
  • 4kW system - 5,606 kWh (~96%)
  • 5kW system - 7,008 kWh (~120%)
  • 6kW system - 8,410 kWh (~144%)

Optimal Panel Angle And Orientation

Rooftop solar panels installed in Kincumber, New South Wales should generally face North for the best results. The panel angle range should be anywhere from 18 degrees to 28 degrees, with 23 degrees considered optimal.

Feed In Tariffs In New South Wales

As well as providing your home with electricity, Kincumber 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 2251 area.

Kincumber 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, Kincumber solar power system owners can expect to save $1,472 per year.

Central Coast City Council Requirements.

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

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

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Kincumber Data Sources And Notes

Data sources used above for solar power information in Kincumber NSW 2251 include:

  • Census 2016 - Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Bureau of Meteorology (BOM)
  • Clean Energy Regulator data for postcode 2251 current as at October 31, 2020.
  • Central Coast City Council - New South Wales

Some additional notes:

  • Household electricity consumption in Kincumber 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 Avoca Beach Bowling Club , coordinates 33°27'60" S 151°24'44" E, around 2.8 km from the centre of Kincumber.

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