Solar Power Information - Port Victoria, SA, 5573

If you're considering installing solar panels for your Port Victoria home, this page offers useful related information and interesting statistics for Port Victoria and the 5573 postcode area in South Australia.

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Postcode 5573 Solar Power Statistics

In Port Victoria's postcode area (5573), more than 662 small-scale systems have been installed with a collective capacity of 3,143 kW as at January 31, 2021.

Given a population of 1,792, this works out to 1,754 watts per person in the area, compared to a 568 watts Australian average. There are approximately 1,456 dwellings in the 5573 area, so that calculates out at 45 solar panel systems per 100 dwellings - the Australian average is 29.

Based on a conservative average of 13,095 kWh of energy production a day (enough to power the equivalent of 818 homes) and retail electricity costs of 37c per kilowatt-hour; Port Victoria and 5573 postcode area residents are collectively generating $1,768,545 of energy at retail prices a year!

Port Victoria solar power system owners are also contributing to greenhouse gas emission reduction, with the systems in 5573 region avoiding 2,438 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions annually.

Installing Solar Panels In Port Victoria?

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Solar quotes in Port Victoria, South Australia, 5573

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Solar Energy Resources In Port Victoria

Port Victoria experiences solar irradiation levels reaching approximately 4.97 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 5573 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 Port Victoria 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 Port Victoria in terms of annual solar energy output for the location, on average:

  • 3kW system - 4,563 kWh (equivalent to ~78% of annual electricity consumption)
  • 4kW system - 6,084 kWh (~104%)
  • 5kW system - 7,605 kWh (~130%)
  • 6kW system - 9,126 kWh (~156%)

Optimal Panel Angle And Orientation

Rooftop solar panels installed in Port Victoria, South Australia should generally face North for the best results. The panel angle range should be anywhere from 19 degrees to 29 degrees, with 24 degrees considered optimal.

Feed In Tariffs In South Australia

As well as providing your home with electricity, Port Victoria solar system installation owners can be paid for surplus energy generated. In SA, feed in tariffs currently range from 8c to 17c per kilowatt-hour exported - so, it's important to compare energy retailers for the best electricity plan in the 5573 area.

Port Victoria 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 8c, Port Victoria solar power system owners can expect to save $2,053 per year.

Yorke Peninsula Council Requirements.

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

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

Network Grid Connection Requirements In South Australia

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

Solar Panel Installers In Port Victoria

In our network we have quality, thoroughly pre-vetted solar power system installers servicing Port Victoria. If you're ready to get quotes from installation professionals we know and trust:

If you have any questions regarding choosing, buying and installing solar panels in Port Victoria, feel free to contact us.

Port Victoria Data Sources And Notes

Data sources used above for solar power information in Port Victoria SA 5573 include:

  • Census 2016 - Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Bureau of Meteorology (BOM)
  • Clean Energy Regulator data for postcode 5573 current as at January 31, 2021.
  • Yorke Peninsula Council - South Australia

Some additional notes:

  • Household electricity consumption in Port Victoria is based on the Australian average of 16kWh a day.
  • Carbon intensity based on the South Australia average of 0.51kg per kilowatt-hour.

Bureau of Meteorology details are based on your nearest weather station, which is Port Victoria , coordinates 34°29'39" S 137°29'4" E, around 287 metres from the centre of Port Victoria.

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