Solar Power Information - Waroona, WA, 6215

If you're considering installing solar panels for your Waroona home, this page offers useful related information and interesting statistics for Waroona and the 6215 postcode area in Western Australia.

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Postcode 6215 Solar Power Statistics

In Waroona's postcode area (6215), more than 738 small-scale systems have been installed with a collective capacity of 3,264 kW as at June 30, 2020.

Given a population of 3,550, this works out to 919 watts per person in the area, compared to a 489 watts Australian average. There are approximately 1,905 dwellings in the 6215 area, so that calculates out at 39 solar panel systems per 100 dwellings - the Australian average is 26.

Based on a conservative average of 13,983 kWh of energy production a day (enough to power the equivalent of 874 homes) and retail electricity costs of 27c per kilowatt-hour; Waroona and 6215 postcode area residents are collectively generating $1,378,028 of energy at retail prices a year!

Waroona solar power system owners are also contributing to greenhouse gas emission reduction, with the systems in 6215 region avoiding 3,573 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions annually.

Installing Solar Panels In Waroona?

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Solar Energy Resources In Waroona

Waroona experiences solar irradiation levels reaching approximately 5.11 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 6215 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 Waroona 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 Waroona in terms of annual solar energy output for the location, on average:

  • 3kW system - 4,691 kWh (equivalent to ~80% of annual electricity consumption)
  • 4kW system - 6,255 kWh (~107%)
  • 5kW system - 7,819 kWh (~134%)
  • 6kW system - 9,383 kWh (~161%)

Optimal Panel Angle And Orientation

Rooftop solar panels installed in Waroona, Western Australia should generally face North for the best results. The panel angle range should be anywhere from 17 degrees to 27 degrees, with 22 degrees considered optimal.

Feed In Tariffs In Western Australia

As well as providing your home with electricity, Waroona solar system installation owners can be paid for surplus energy generated. In WA, feed in tariffs currently range from 7c to 7c per kilowatt-hour exported - so, it's important to compare energy retailers for the best electricity plan in the 6215 area.

Waroona 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 7c, Waroona solar power system owners can expect to save $1,595 per year.

Waroona Shire Council Requirements.

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

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

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Waroona Data Sources And Notes

Data sources used above for solar power information in Waroona WA 6215 include:

  • Census 2016 - Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Bureau of Meteorology (BOM)
  • Clean Energy Regulator data for postcode 6215 current as at June 30, 2020.
  • Waroona Shire Council - Western Australia

Some additional notes:

  • Household electricity consumption in Waroona 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 Hamel , coordinates 32°52'6" S 115°54'50" E, around 2.7 km from the centre of Waroona.

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