Solar Power Information - Tallygaroopna, VIC, 3634

If you're considering installing solar panels for your Tallygaroopna home, this page offers useful related information and interesting statistics for Tallygaroopna and the 3634 postcode area in Victoria.

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Postcode 3634 Solar Power Statistics

In Tallygaroopna's postcode area (3634), more than 367 small-scale systems have been installed with a collective capacity of 2,386 kW as at June 30, 2022.

Given a population of 1,743, this works out to 1,369 watts per person in the area, compared to a 742 watts Australian average. There are approximately 712 dwellings in the 3634 area, so that calculates out at 52 solar panel systems per 100 dwellings - the Australian average is 31.

Based on a conservative average of 9,782 kWh of energy production a day (enough to power the equivalent of 611 homes) and retail electricity costs of 20c per kilowatt-hour; Tallygaroopna and 3634 postcode area residents are collectively generating $714,056 of energy at retail prices a year!

Tallygaroopna solar power system owners are also contributing to greenhouse gas emission reduction, with the systems in 3634 region avoiding 3,820 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions annually.

Installing Solar Panels In Tallygaroopna?

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Solar Energy Resources In Tallygaroopna

Tallygaroopna experiences solar irradiation levels reaching approximately 4.89 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 3634 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 Tallygaroopna 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 Tallygaroopna in terms of annual solar energy output for the location, on average:

  • 3kW system - 4,489 kWh (equivalent to ~77% of annual electricity consumption)
  • 4kW system - 5,986 kWh (~102%)
  • 5kW system - 7,482 kWh (~128%)
  • 6kW system - 8,979 kWh (~154%)

Optimal Panel Angle And Orientation

Rooftop solar panels installed in Tallygaroopna, Victoria 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 Tallygaroopna's case, that is 36 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 Victoria

As well as providing your home with electricity, Tallygaroopna solar system installation owners can be paid for surplus energy generated. In VIC, feed-in tariffs generally currently range from 7c to 10c per kilowatt-hour exported - so, it's important to compare energy retailers for the best electricity plan in the 3634 area.

Tallygaroopna 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 7c, Tallygaroopna solar power system owners can expect to save $1,205 per year.

Greater Shepparton City Council Requirements.

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

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

Network Grid Connection Requirements In Victoria

A series of steps must be completed in Victoria 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 Victoria.

Solar Panel Installers In Tallygaroopna

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Installing A Solar Battery In Tallygaroopna

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 Tallygaroopna home will depend on various factors. 

We have solar battery installers within our network providing services to Tallygaroopna 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 Tallygaroopna (or a home battery), feel free to contact us.

Tallygaroopna Data Sources And Notes

Data sources used above for solar power information in Tallygaroopna VIC 3634 include:

  • Census 2021 - Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Bureau of Meteorology (BOM)
  • Clean Energy Regulator data for postcode 3634 current as at June 30, 2022.
  • Greater Shepparton City Council - Victoria

Some additional notes:

  • Household electricity consumption in Tallygaroopna is based on the Australian average of 16kWh a day.
  • Carbon intensity based on the Victoria average of 1.07kg per kilowatt-hour.

Bureau of Meteorology details are based on your nearest weather station, which is Katandra West , coordinates 36°13'0" S 145°33'0" E, around 10.5 km from the centre of Tallygaroopna.

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