The following details estimate output for systems installed in Broken Hill , plus other useful solar power related information and statistics relevant to the Broken Hill and Far West region. For expert advice on a system to suit your needs, including battery storage options, call our friendly New South Wales team on 133-SUN.

Broken Hill's solar energy resources

On average, Broken Hill receives solar irradiation levels of around 5.13 kilowatt hours per square metre daily. Ideally, solar panels installed in Broken Hill should face a Northerly direction. Acceptable panel angle range is 16° to 26° and the optimal angle is 21°. On typical rooftop PV installations, actual installation angle will be determined by roof inclination.

Solar installations in Broken Hill, NSW, 2880

There are 2759 solar PV installations in Broken Hill's postcode, 2880, totaling 7760.25 kW of capacity. The 2880 postcode accounts for 0.181% of all the solar installations in Australia.

The average system size in Broken Hill is 2.81kW and the Australian average is 3.15kW.

System owners in Broken Hill's postcode area are generating an average of 39810 kWh daily, saving them collectively approximately $358291 monthly and $4359204 annually**. The electricity produced by arrays in the 2880 postcode is enough to fully power 2156 Australian homes.

Broken Hill solar carbon offset

System owners in Broken Hill's postcode are collectively avoiding 14531 tonnes (coal fired power) or 5812 tonnes (gas fired power) of carbon emissions each year; the equivalent of taking 2086 - 5216 cars off Broken Hill's roads.

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Other related Broken Hill information

Broken Hill's coordinates are -31.959193,141.466614 and its weather station is located at Broken Hill Aws Aut. Broken Hill Aws Aut weather station reports the following average readings:

  • Solar irradiation in Broken Hill: 5.13 kWh/sq m/day
  • Wind speed: 4.76 m/s
  • Air pressure: 99.62 kPa
  • Humidity: 50.79%
  • Air temperature: 17.77 degrees C
  • Earth temperature:22.97 degrees C

** Notes on system performance in Broken Hill

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

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Home Battery Systems In Broken Hill

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