Solar Power Information - Nubba, NSW, 2587

If you're considering installing solar panels for your Nubba home (and/or a battery), this page offers useful related information and interesting statistics for Nubba and the 2587 postcode area in New South Wales.

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Postcode 2587 Solar Power Statistics

In Nubba's postcode area (2587), more than 691 small-scale systems have been installed with a collective capacity of 4,721 kW as at April 30, 2024.

Given a population of 2,723, this works out to 1,734 watts per person in the area, compared to a 982 watts Australian average. There are approximately 1,427 dwellings in the 2587 area, so that calculates out at 48 solar panel systems per 100 dwellings - the Australian average is 37.

Based on a conservative average of 19,553 kWh of energy production a day (enough to power the equivalent of 1,222 homes) and retail electricity costs of 34c per kilowatt-hour; Nubba and 2587 postcode area residents are collectively generating $2,426,470 of energy at retail prices a year!

Nubba solar power system owners are also contributing to greenhouse gas emission reduction, with the systems in 2587 region avoiding 5,852 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions annually.

Installing Solar Panels In Nubba?

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Solar Energy Resources In Nubba

Nubba experiences solar irradiation levels reaching approximately 4.94 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 2587 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 Nubba 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 Nubba in terms of annual solar energy output for the location, on average:

  • 5kW system - 7,559 kWh (equivalent to ~129% of annual electricity consumption)
  • 6kW system - 9,071 kWh (~155%)
  • 10kW system - 15,118 kWh (~259%)
  • 13kW system - 19,653 kWh (~337%)

Optimal Panel Angle And Orientation

Rooftop solar panels installed in Nubba, 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 Nubba's case, that is 34 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, Nubba solar system installation owners can be paid for surplus energy generated. In NSW, feed-in tariffs generally currently range from 5c to 10c per kilowatt-hour exported - so, it's important to compare energy retailers for the best electricity plan in the 2587 area.

Nubba Solar Energy Savings

Based on a 6.6kW system installation, a self-consumption rate of 40% and the low end of the feed in tariff range rate of 5c, Nubba solar power system owners can expect to save $1,656 per year.

Hilltops Council Requirements.

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

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

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Installing A Solar Battery In Nubba

Households across Australia are increasingly thinking of installing a home battery; either as an addition/upgrade to an existing PV system, or installed concurrently with solar panels. Whether batteries will make sense for your Nubba home will depend on various factors. 

We have solar battery installers within our network providing services to Nubba who can advise you on home energy storage as a retrofit upgrade or part of a full solar + battery system installation - and provide a quote.

If you have any questions regarding choosing, buying and installing solar panels in Nubba (or a home battery), feel free to contact us.

Nubba Data Sources And Notes

Data sources used above for solar power information in Nubba NSW 2587 include:

  • Census 2021 - Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Bureau of Meteorology (BOM)
  • Clean Energy Regulator data for postcode 2587 current as at April 30, 2024.
  • Hilltops Council - New South Wales

Some additional notes:

  • Household electricity consumption in Nubba 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 Murrumburrah (Historical Society) , coordinates 34°33'0" S 148°21'4" E, around 10.6 km from the centre of Nubba.

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