Solar Power Information - Manchester Square, NSW, 2577

If you're considering installing solar panels for your Manchester Square home, this page offers useful related information and interesting statistics for Manchester Square and the 2577 postcode area in New South Wales.

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Postcode 2577 Solar Power Statistics

In Manchester Square's postcode area (2577), more than 2,039 small-scale systems have been installed with a collective capacity of 11,709 kW as at December 31, 2020.

Given a population of 13,713, this works out to 854 watts per person in the area, compared to a 556 watts Australian average. There are approximately 6,801 dwellings in the 2577 area, so that calculates out at 30 solar panel systems per 100 dwellings - the Australian average is 29.

Based on a conservative average of 42,804 kWh of energy production a day (enough to power the equivalent of 2,675 homes) and retail electricity costs of 29c per kilowatt-hour; Manchester Square and 2577 postcode area residents are collectively generating $4,530,836 of energy at retail prices a year!

Manchester Square solar power system owners are also contributing to greenhouse gas emission reduction, with the systems in 2577 region avoiding 12,811 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions annually.

Installing Solar Panels In Manchester Square?

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Solar Energy Resources In Manchester Square

Manchester Square experiences solar irradiation levels reaching approximately 4.36 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 2577 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 Manchester Square 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 Manchester Square in terms of annual solar energy output for the location, on average:

  • 3kW system - 4,003 kWh (equivalent to ~69% of annual electricity consumption)
  • 4kW system - 5,337 kWh (~91%)
  • 5kW system - 6,671 kWh (~114%)
  • 6kW system - 8,006 kWh (~137%)

Optimal Panel Angle And Orientation

Rooftop solar panels installed in Manchester Square, 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, Manchester Square 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 2577 area.

Manchester Square 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, Manchester Square solar power system owners can expect to save $1,401 per year.

Wingecarribee Council Requirements.

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

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

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Manchester Square Data Sources And Notes

Data sources used above for solar power information in Manchester Square NSW 2577 include:

  • Census 2016 - Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Bureau of Meteorology (BOM)
  • Clean Energy Regulator data for postcode 2577 current as at December 31, 2020.
  • Wingecarribee Council - New South Wales

Some additional notes:

  • Household electricity consumption in Manchester Square 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 Torokina , coordinates 34°38'12" S 150°24'9" E, around 4 km from the centre of Manchester Square.

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