Solar Power Information - Montmorency, VIC, 3094

If you're considering installing solar panels for your Montmorency home, this page offers useful related information and interesting statistics for Montmorency and the 3094 postcode area in Victoria.

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Postcode 3094 Solar Power Statistics

In Montmorency's postcode area (3094), more than 584 small-scale systems have been installed with a collective capacity of 2,432 kW as at July 31, 2021.

Given a population of 8,471, this works out to 287 watts per person in the area, compared to a 640 watts Australian average. There are approximately 3,619 dwellings in the 3094 area, so that calculates out at 16 solar panel systems per 100 dwellings - the Australian average is 31.

Based on a conservative average of 8,379 kWh of energy production a day (enough to power the equivalent of 524 homes) and retail electricity costs of 24c per kilowatt-hour; Montmorency and 3094 postcode area residents are collectively generating $734,029 of energy at retail prices a year!

Montmorency solar power system owners are also contributing to greenhouse gas emission reduction, with the systems in 3094 region avoiding 3,273 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions annually.

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Solar Energy Resources In Montmorency

Montmorency experiences solar irradiation levels reaching approximately 4.11 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 3094 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 Montmorency 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 Montmorency in terms of annual solar energy output for the location, on average:

  • 3kW system - 3,773 kWh (equivalent to ~65% of annual electricity consumption)
  • 4kW system - 5,031 kWh (~86%)
  • 5kW system - 6,289 kWh (~108%)
  • 6kW system - 7,547 kWh (~129%)

Optimal Panel Angle And Orientation

Rooftop solar panels installed in Montmorency, Victoria should generally face North for the best results. The panel angle range should be anywhere from 22 degrees to 32 degrees, with 27 degrees considered optimal.

Feed In Tariffs In Victoria

As well as providing your home with electricity, Montmorency solar system installation owners can be paid for surplus energy generated. In VIC, feed in tariffs currently range from 10c to 20c per kilowatt-hour exported - so, it's important to compare energy retailers for the best electricity plan in the 3094 area.

Montmorency 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 10c, Montmorency solar power system owners can expect to save $1,283 per year.

Banyule City Council Requirements.

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

It's important to check with Banyule City Council regarding any potential changes before proceeding with installation. For further information, prospective solar owners in Montmorency should visit this page.

Network Grid Connection Requirements In Victoria

A series of steps must be completed in Victoria 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 Victoria.

Solar Panel Installers In Montmorency

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Montmorency Data Sources And Notes

Data sources used above for solar power information in Montmorency VIC 3094 include:

  • Census 2016 - Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Bureau of Meteorology (BOM)
  • Clean Energy Regulator data for postcode 3094 current as at July 31, 2021.
  • Banyule City Council - Victoria

Some additional notes:

  • Household electricity consumption in Montmorency is based on the Australian average of 16kWh a day.
  • Carbon intensity based on the Victoria average of 1.07kg per kilowatt-hour.

Bureau of Meteorology details are based on your nearest weather station, which is Viewbank , coordinates 37°44'27" S 145°5'50" E, around 3.3 km from the centre of Montmorency.

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