Solar Power Information - Kohinoor, SA, 5223

If you're considering installing solar panels for your Kohinoor home (and/or a battery), this page offers useful related information and interesting statistics for Kohinoor and the 5223 postcode area in South Australia.

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Postcode 5223 Solar Power Statistics

In Kohinoor's postcode area (5223), more than 932 small-scale systems have been installed with a collective capacity of 5,582 kW as at January 31, 2024.

Given a population of 3,193, this works out to 1,748 watts per person in the area, compared to a 947 watts Australian average. There are approximately 2,041 dwellings in the 5223 area, so that calculates out at 46 solar panel systems per 100 dwellings - the Australian average is 36.

Based on a conservative average of 21,433 kWh of energy production a day (enough to power the equivalent of 1,340 homes) and retail electricity costs of 42c per kilowatt-hour; Kohinoor and 5223 postcode area residents are collectively generating $3,285,711 of energy at retail prices a year!

Kohinoor solar power system owners are also contributing to greenhouse gas emission reduction, with the systems in 5223 region avoiding 3,990 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions annually.

Installing Solar Panels In Kohinoor?

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Solar Energy Resources In Kohinoor

Kohinoor 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 5223 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 Kohinoor 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 Kohinoor in terms of annual solar energy output for the location, on average:

  • 5kW system - 7,008 kWh (equivalent to ~120% of annual electricity consumption)
  • 6kW system - 8,410 kWh (~144%)
  • 10kW system - 14,016 kWh (~240%)
  • 13kW system - 18,221 kWh (~312%)

Optimal Panel Angle And Orientation

Rooftop solar panels installed in Kohinoor, 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 Kohinoor's case, that is 35 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, Kohinoor solar system installation owners can be paid for surplus energy generated. In SA, feed-in tariffs generally currently range from 5c to 10c per kilowatt-hour exported - so, it's important to compare energy retailers for the best electricity plan in the 5223 area.

Kohinoor Solar Energy Savings

Based on a 6.6kW system installation, a self-consumption rate of 40% and the low end of the feed in tariff range rate of 5c, Kohinoor solar power system owners can expect to save $1,832 per year.

Kangaroo Island Council Requirements.

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

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

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Installing A Solar Battery In Kohinoor

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 Kohinoor home will depend on various factors. 

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

Kohinoor Data Sources And Notes

Data sources used above for solar power information in Kohinoor SA 5223 include:

  • Census 2021 - Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Bureau of Meteorology (BOM)
  • Clean Energy Regulator data for postcode 5223 current as at January 31, 2024.
  • Kangaroo Island Council - South Australia

Some additional notes:

  • Household electricity consumption in Kohinoor 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 Kingscote Aero , coordinates 35°42'41" S 137°31'23" E, around 6.9 km from the centre of Kohinoor.

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