Solar Power Information - Mornington, WA, 6221

If you're considering installing solar panels for your Mornington home, this page offers useful related information and interesting statistics for Mornington and the 6221 postcode area in Western Australia.

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Postcode 6221 Solar Power Statistics

In Mornington's postcode area (6221), more than 42 small-scale systems have been installed with a collective capacity of 238 kW as at February 28, 2021.

Given a population of 255, this works out to 932 watts per person in the area, compared to a 580 watts Australian average. There are approximately 106 dwellings in the 6221 area, so that calculates out at 40 solar panel systems per 100 dwellings - the Australian average is 29.

Based on a conservative average of 1,009 kWh of energy production a day (enough to power the equivalent of 63 homes) and retail electricity costs of 27c per kilowatt-hour; Mornington and 6221 postcode area residents are collectively generating $99,389 of energy at retail prices a year!

Mornington solar power system owners are also contributing to greenhouse gas emission reduction, with the systems in 6221 region avoiding 258 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions annually.

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Solar Energy Resources In Mornington

Mornington experiences solar irradiation levels reaching approximately 5.06 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 6221 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 Mornington 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 Mornington in terms of annual solar energy output for the location, on average:

  • 3kW system - 4,645 kWh (equivalent to ~80% of annual electricity consumption)
  • 4kW system - 6,194 kWh (~106%)
  • 5kW system - 7,742 kWh (~133%)
  • 6kW system - 9,291 kWh (~159%)

Optimal Panel Angle And Orientation

Rooftop solar panels installed in Mornington, Western Australia 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 Western Australia

As well as providing your home with electricity, Mornington solar system installation owners can be paid for surplus energy generated. In WA, feed in tariffs currently range from 3c to 20c per kilowatt-hour exported - so, it's important to compare energy retailers for the best electricity plan in the 6221 area.

Mornington 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 3c, Mornington solar power system owners can expect to save $1,394 per year.

Harvey Shire Council Requirements.

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

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

Network Grid Connection Requirements In Western Australia

A series of steps must be completed in Western 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 Western Australia.

Solar Panel Installers In Mornington

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Mornington Data Sources And Notes

Data sources used above for solar power information in Mornington WA 6221 include:

  • Census 2016 - Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Bureau of Meteorology (BOM)
  • Clean Energy Regulator data for postcode 6221 current as at February 28, 2021.
  • Harvey Shire Council - Western Australia

Some additional notes:

  • Household electricity consumption in Mornington is based on the Australian average of 16kWh a day.
  • Carbon intensity based on the Western Australia average of 0.7kg per kilowatt-hour.

Bureau of Meteorology details are based on your nearest weather station, which is Wokalup , coordinates 33°7'58" S 115°52'46" E, around 6.1 km from the centre of Mornington.

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