The following details estimate output for systems installed in Blackwood , plus other useful solar power related information and statistics relevant to the Creswick - Daylesford - Ballan region. For expert advice on a system to suit your needs, including battery storage options, call our friendly Victoria team on 133-SUN.

Blackwood's solar energy resources

On average, Blackwood receives solar irradiation levels of around 4.06 kilowatt hours per square metre daily. Ideally, solar panels installed in Blackwood should face a Northerly direction. Acceptable panel angle range is 22° to 32° and the optimal angle is 27°. On typical rooftop PV installations, actual installation angle will be determined by roof inclination.

Solar installations in Blackwood, VIC, 3458

There are 189 solar PV installations in Blackwood's postcode, 3458, totaling 606.44 kW of capacity. The 3458 postcode accounts for 0.012% of all the solar installations in Australia.


The average system size in Blackwood is 3.21kW and the Australian average is 3.15kW.

System owners in Blackwood's postcode area are generating an average of 2462 kWh daily, saving them collectively approximately $22159 monthly and $269605 annually**. The electricity produced by arrays in the 3458 postcode is enough to fully power 168 Australian homes.

Blackwood solar carbon offset

System owners in Blackwood's postcode are collectively avoiding 899 tonnes (coal fired power) or 359 tonnes (gas fired power) of carbon emissions each year; the equivalent of taking 129 - 323 cars off Blackwood's roads.

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Other related Blackwood information

Blackwood's coordinates are -37.472283,144.306407 and its weather station is located at Ballarat. Ballarat weather station reports the following average readings:

  • Solar irradiation in Blackwood: 4.06 kWh/sq m/day
  • Wind speed: 3.78 m/s
  • Air pressure: 99.39 kPa
  • Humidity: 61.57%
  • Air temperature: 14.32 degrees C
  • Earth temperature:15.23 degrees C

** Notes on system performance in Blackwood

Figures above are approximations only - e.g., the retail value of electricity for Blackwood households is based on 30c per kilowatt hour.

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We have accredited installers servicing Blackwood and the Creswick - Daylesford - Ballan region. For more VIC solar power information, request a quick solar quote, view our current specials on fully installed solar power systems in Victoria or call our Blackwood hotline on 133 SUN.

Home Battery Systems In Blackwood

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