Solar Power Information - Urunga, NSW, 2455

If you're considering installing solar panels for your Urunga home, this page offers useful related information and interesting statistics for Urunga and the 2455 postcode area in New South Wales.

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Postcode 2455 Solar Power Statistics

In Urunga's postcode area (2455), more than 508 small-scale systems have been installed with a collective capacity of 2,136 kW as at December 31, 2020.

Given a population of 2,727, this works out to 783 watts per person in the area, compared to a 556 watts Australian average. There are approximately 1,424 dwellings in the 2455 area, so that calculates out at 36 solar panel systems per 100 dwellings - the Australian average is 29.

Based on a conservative average of 8,648 kWh of energy production a day (enough to power the equivalent of 541 homes) and retail electricity costs of 29c per kilowatt-hour; Urunga and 2455 postcode area residents are collectively generating $915,415 of energy at retail prices a year!

Urunga solar power system owners are also contributing to greenhouse gas emission reduction, with the systems in 2455 region avoiding 2,588 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions annually.

Installing Solar Panels In Urunga?

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Solar Energy Resources In Urunga

Urunga 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 2455 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 Urunga 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 Urunga 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 Urunga, New South Wales should generally face North for the best results. The panel angle range should be anywhere from 15 degrees to 25 degrees, with 20 degrees considered optimal.

Feed In Tariffs In New South Wales

As well as providing your home with electricity, Urunga 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 2455 area.

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

Bellingen Council Requirements.

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

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

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Urunga Data Sources And Notes

Data sources used above for solar power information in Urunga NSW 2455 include:

  • Census 2016 - Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Bureau of Meteorology (BOM)
  • Clean Energy Regulator data for postcode 2455 current as at December 31, 2020.
  • Bellingen Council - New South Wales

Some additional notes:

  • Household electricity consumption in Urunga 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 Urunga (Sunset Place) , coordinates 30°29'46" S 153°0'43" E, around 302 metres from the centre of Urunga.

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