Solar Power Information - Wanneroo, WA, 6065

If you're considering installing solar panels for your Wanneroo home, this page offers useful related information and interesting statistics for Wanneroo and the 6065 postcode area in Western Australia.

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Postcode 6065 Solar Power Statistics

In Wanneroo's postcode area (6065), more than 14,376 small-scale systems have been installed with a collective capacity of 73,298 kW as at March 31, 2022.

Given a population of 58,949, this works out to 1,243 watts per person in the area, compared to a 723 watts Australian average. There are approximately 21,664 dwellings in the 6065 area, so that calculates out at 66 solar panel systems per 100 dwellings - the Australian average is 33.

Based on a conservative average of 329,401 kWh of energy production a day (enough to power the equivalent of 20,588 homes) and retail electricity costs of 27c per kilowatt-hour; Wanneroo and 6065 postcode area residents are collectively generating $32,462,451 of energy at retail prices a year!

Wanneroo solar power system owners are also contributing to greenhouse gas emission reduction, with the systems in 6065 region avoiding 84,162 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions annually.

Installing Solar Panels In Wanneroo?

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Solar Energy Resources In Wanneroo

Wanneroo experiences solar irradiation levels reaching approximately 5.36 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 6065 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 Wanneroo 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 Wanneroo in terms of annual solar energy output for the location, on average:

  • 3kW system - 4,921 kWh (equivalent to ~84% of annual electricity consumption)
  • 4kW system - 6,561 kWh (~112%)
  • 5kW system - 8,202 kWh (~140%)
  • 6kW system - 9,842 kWh (~169%)

Optimal Panel Angle And Orientation

Rooftop solar panels installed in Wanneroo, Western Australia 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 Wanneroo's case, that is 31 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 Western Australia

As well as providing your home with electricity, Wanneroo solar system installation owners can be paid for surplus energy generated. In WA, feed in tariffs currently range from 3c to 20c per kilowatt-hour exported - so, it's important to compare energy retailers for the best electricity plan in the 6065 area.

Wanneroo 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 3c, Wanneroo solar power system owners can expect to save $1,476 per year.

Wanneroo City Council Requirements.

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

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

Network Grid Connection Requirements In Western Australia

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

Solar Panel Installers In Wanneroo

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

Installing A Solar Battery In Wanneroo

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 Wanneroo home will depend on various factors. 

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

Wanneroo Data Sources And Notes

Data sources used above for solar power information in Wanneroo WA 6065 include:

  • Census 2016 - Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Bureau of Meteorology (BOM)
  • Clean Energy Regulator data for postcode 6065 current as at March 31, 2022.
  • Wanneroo City Council - Western Australia

Some additional notes:

  • Household electricity consumption in Wanneroo is based on the Australian average of 16kWh a day.
  • Carbon intensity based on the Western Australia average of 0.7kg per kilowatt-hour.

Bureau of Meteorology details are based on your nearest weather station, which is Wanneroo Calm , coordinates 31°45'5" S 115°48'5" E, around 419 metres from the centre of Wanneroo.

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