Solar Power Information - Mount Adrah, NSW, 2729

If you're considering installing solar panels for your Mount Adrah home, this page offers useful related information and interesting statistics for Mount Adrah and the 2729 postcode area in New South Wales.

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Postcode 2729 Solar Power Statistics

In Mount Adrah's postcode area (2729), more than 345 small-scale systems have been installed with a collective capacity of 1,896 kW as at November 30, 2021.

Given a population of 1,559, this works out to 1,216 watts per person in the area, compared to a 683 watts Australian average. There are approximately 749 dwellings in the 2729 area, so that calculates out at 46 solar panel systems per 100 dwellings - the Australian average is 32.

Based on a conservative average of 7,676 kWh of energy production a day (enough to power the equivalent of 480 homes) and retail electricity costs of 29c per kilowatt-hour; Mount Adrah and 2729 postcode area residents are collectively generating $812,530 of energy at retail prices a year!

Mount Adrah solar power system owners are also contributing to greenhouse gas emission reduction, with the systems in 2729 region avoiding 2,297 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions annually.

Installing Solar Panels In Mount Adrah?

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Solar Energy Resources In Mount Adrah

Mount Adrah experiences solar irradiation levels reaching approximately 4.83 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 2729 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 Mount Adrah 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 Mount Adrah in terms of annual solar energy output for the location, on average:

  • 3kW system - 4,434 kWh (equivalent to ~76% of annual electricity consumption)
  • 4kW system - 5,912 kWh (~101%)
  • 5kW system - 7,391 kWh (~127%)
  • 6kW system - 8,869 kWh (~152%)

Optimal Panel Angle And Orientation

Rooftop solar panels installed in Mount Adrah, New South Wales 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 Mount Adrah'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 New South Wales

As well as providing your home with electricity, Mount Adrah 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 2729 area.

Mount Adrah 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, Mount Adrah solar power system owners can expect to save $1,552 per year.

Snowy Valleys Council Requirements.

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

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

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Mount Adrah Data Sources And Notes

Data sources used above for solar power information in Mount Adrah NSW 2729 include:

  • Census 2016 - Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Bureau of Meteorology (BOM)
  • Clean Energy Regulator data for postcode 2729 current as at November 30, 2021.
  • Snowy Valleys Council - New South Wales

Some additional notes:

  • Household electricity consumption in Mount Adrah 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 Adelong (Kathvale) , coordinates 35°19'14" S 147°56'31" E, around 9.1 km from the centre of Mount Adrah.

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