Solar Power Information - Leeton, NSW, 2705

If you're considering installing solar panels for your Leeton home, this page offers useful related information and interesting statistics for Leeton and the 2705 postcode area in New South Wales.

If Leeton isn't your location, you can search for installation information relevant to your town or suburb here:

Postcode 2705 Solar Power Statistics

In Leeton's postcode area (2705), more than 1,250 small-scale systems have been installed with a collective capacity of 9,107 kW as at December 31, 2020.

Given a population of 9,010, this works out to 1,011 watts per person in the area, compared to a 556 watts Australian average. There are approximately 4,099 dwellings in the 2705 area, so that calculates out at 30 solar panel systems per 100 dwellings - the Australian average is 29.

Based on a conservative average of 38,787 kWh of energy production a day (enough to power the equivalent of 2,424 homes) and retail electricity costs of 29c per kilowatt-hour; Leeton and 2705 postcode area residents are collectively generating $4,105,633 of energy at retail prices a year!

Leeton solar power system owners are also contributing to greenhouse gas emission reduction, with the systems in 2705 region avoiding 11,609 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions annually.

Installing Solar Panels In Leeton?

The SolarQuotes free quoting service has been used by 173 households in Leeton and 218 households across the 2705 postcode area in New South Wales. Here's some of them:

Solar quotes in Leeton, New South Wales, 2705

You can join them! To get started, simply click the button below and we'll match you to up to 3 pre-vetted NSW accredited installers we trust who service the Leeton and 2705 area. Or continue reading for more useful information.

Solar Energy Resources In Leeton

Leeton experiences solar irradiation levels reaching approximately 5.08 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 2705 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 Leeton 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 Leeton in terms of annual solar energy output for the location, on average:

  • 3kW system - 4,664 kWh (equivalent to ~80% of annual electricity consumption)
  • 4kW system - 6,218 kWh (~106%)
  • 5kW system - 7,773 kWh (~133%)
  • 6kW system - 9,328 kWh (~160%)

Optimal Panel Angle And Orientation

Rooftop solar panels installed in Leeton, New South Wales should generally face North for the best results. The panel angle range should be anywhere from 19 degrees to 29 degrees, with 24 degrees considered optimal.

Feed In Tariffs In New South Wales

As well as providing your home with electricity, Leeton 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 2705 area.

Leeton 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, Leeton solar power system owners can expect to save $1,632 per year.

Leeton Council Requirements.

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

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

In our network we have quality, thoroughly pre-vetted solar power system installers servicing Leeton. If you're ready to get quotes from installation professionals we know and trust:

If you have any questions regarding choosing, buying and installing solar panels in Leeton, feel free to contact us.

Leeton Data Sources And Notes

Data sources used above for solar power information in Leeton NSW 2705 include:

  • Census 2016 - Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Bureau of Meteorology (BOM)
  • Clean Energy Regulator data for postcode 2705 current as at December 31, 2020.
  • Leeton Council - New South Wales

Some additional notes:

  • Household electricity consumption in Leeton 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 Leeton Caravan Park , coordinates 34°34'1" S 146°24'41" E, around 1.7 km from the centre of Leeton.

 To get your quotes, please enter your postcode: