Solar Power Information - Mount Vincent, NSW, 2323

If you're considering installing solar panels for your Mount Vincent home, this page offers useful related information and interesting statistics for Mount Vincent and the 2323 postcode area in New South Wales.

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Postcode 2323 Solar Power Statistics

In Mount Vincent's postcode area (2323), more than 3,068 small-scale systems have been installed with a collective capacity of 15,938 kW as at November 30, 2021.

Given a population of 24,084, this works out to 662 watts per person in the area, compared to a 683 watts Australian average. There are approximately 10,213 dwellings in the 2323 area, so that calculates out at 30 solar panel systems per 100 dwellings - the Australian average is 32.

Based on a conservative average of 61,603 kWh of energy production a day (enough to power the equivalent of 3,850 homes) and retail electricity costs of 29c per kilowatt-hour; Mount Vincent and 2323 postcode area residents are collectively generating $6,520,646 of energy at retail prices a year!

Mount Vincent solar power system owners are also contributing to greenhouse gas emission reduction, with the systems in 2323 region avoiding 18,438 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions annually.

Installing Solar Panels In Mount Vincent?

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Solar Energy Resources In Mount Vincent

Mount Vincent experiences solar irradiation levels reaching approximately 4.61 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 2323 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 Vincent 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 Vincent in terms of annual solar energy output for the location, on average:

  • 3kW system - 4,232 kWh (equivalent to ~72% of annual electricity consumption)
  • 4kW system - 5,643 kWh (~97%)
  • 5kW system - 7,054 kWh (~121%)
  • 6kW system - 8,465 kWh (~145%)

Optimal Panel Angle And Orientation

Rooftop solar panels installed in Mount Vincent, 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 Vincent's case, that is 32 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 Vincent 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 2323 area.

Mount Vincent 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 Vincent solar power system owners can expect to save $1,481 per year.

Cessnock City Council Requirements.

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

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

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Mount Vincent Data Sources And Notes

Data sources used above for solar power information in Mount Vincent NSW 2323 include:

  • Census 2016 - Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Bureau of Meteorology (BOM)
  • Clean Energy Regulator data for postcode 2323 current as at November 30, 2021.
  • Cessnock City Council - New South Wales

Some additional notes:

  • Household electricity consumption in Mount Vincent 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 Mulbring (Vincent Street) , coordinates 32°54'10" S 151°28'55" E, around 1.7 km from the centre of Mount Vincent.

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