Solar Power Information - Wooyung, NSW, 2483

If you're considering installing solar panels for your Wooyung home, this page offers useful related information and interesting statistics for Wooyung and the 2483 postcode area in New South Wales.

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Postcode 2483 Solar Power Statistics

In Wooyung's postcode area (2483), more than 2,644 small-scale systems have been installed with a collective capacity of 12,987 kW as at June 30, 2022.

Given a population of 10,516, this works out to 1,235 watts per person in the area, compared to a 742 watts Australian average. There are approximately 4,967 dwellings in the 2483 area, so that calculates out at 53 solar panel systems per 100 dwellings - the Australian average is 31.

Based on a conservative average of 55,313 kWh of energy production a day (enough to power the equivalent of 3,457 homes) and retail electricity costs of 25c per kilowatt-hour; Wooyung and 2483 postcode area residents are collectively generating $5,047,292 of energy at retail prices a year!

Wooyung solar power system owners are also contributing to greenhouse gas emission reduction, with the systems in 2483 region avoiding 16,555 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions annually.

Installing Solar Panels In Wooyung?

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Solar Energy Resources In Wooyung

Wooyung experiences solar irradiation levels reaching approximately 5.08 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 2483 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 Wooyung 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 Wooyung in terms of annual solar energy output for the location, on average:

  • 3kW system - 4,664 kWh (equivalent to ~80% of annual electricity consumption)
  • 4kW system - 6,218 kWh (~106%)
  • 5kW system - 7,773 kWh (~133%)
  • 6kW system - 9,328 kWh (~160%)

Optimal Panel Angle And Orientation

Rooftop solar panels installed in Wooyung, New South Wales 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 Wooyung's case, that is 28 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 New South Wales

As well as providing your home with electricity, Wooyung solar system installation owners can be paid for surplus energy generated. In NSW, feed-in tariffs generally currently range from 3c to 13c per kilowatt-hour exported - so, it's important to compare energy retailers for the best electricity plan in the 2483 area.

Wooyung 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 3c, Wooyung solar power system owners can expect to save $1,211 per year.

Tweed Council Requirements.

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

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

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Installing A Solar Battery In Wooyung

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 Wooyung home will depend on various factors. 

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

Wooyung Data Sources And Notes

Data sources used above for solar power information in Wooyung NSW 2483 include:

  • Census 2021 - Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Bureau of Meteorology (BOM)
  • Clean Energy Regulator data for postcode 2483 current as at June 30, 2022.
  • Tweed Council - New South Wales

Some additional notes:

  • Household electricity consumption in Wooyung 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 Pottsville Bowls Club , coordinates 28°22'50" S 153°34'2" E, around 8.7 km from the centre of Wooyung.

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