The following details estimate output for systems installed in Newtown , plus other useful solar power related information and statistics relevant to the Sydney Inner City 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.

Newtown's solar energy resources

On average, Newtown receives solar irradiation levels of around 4.54 kilowatt hours per square metre daily. Ideally, solar panels installed in Newtown should face a Northerly direction. Acceptable panel angle range is 18° to 28° and the optimal angle is 23°. On typical rooftop PV installations, actual installation angle will be determined by roof inclination.

Solar installations in Newtown, NSW, 2042

There are 265 solar PV installations in Newtown's postcode, 2042, totaling 696.71 kW of capacity. The 2042 postcode accounts for 0.017% of all the solar installations in Australia.


The average system size in Newtown is 2.63kW and the Australian average is 3.15kW.

System owners in Newtown's postcode area are generating an average of 3163 kWh daily, saving them collectively approximately $28468 monthly and $346355 annually**. The electricity produced by arrays in the 2042 postcode is enough to fully power 194 Australian homes.

Newtown solar carbon offset

System owners in Newtown's postcode are collectively avoiding 1155 tonnes (coal fired power) or 462 tonnes (gas fired power) of carbon emissions each year; the equivalent of taking 166 - 414 cars off Newtown's roads.

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Other related Newtown information

Newtown's coordinates are -33.896449,151.180013 and its weather station is located at Sydney. Sydney weather station reports the following average readings:

  • Solar irradiation in Newtown: 4.54 kWh/sq m/day
  • Wind speed: 5.37 m/s
  • Air pressure: 101.58 kPa
  • Humidity: 69.46%
  • Air temperature: 18.18 degrees C
  • Earth temperature:19.66 degrees C

** Notes on system performance in Newtown

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

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We have accredited installers servicing Newtown and the Sydney Inner City region. For more NSW solar power information, request a quick solar quote, view our current specials on fully installed solar power systems in New South Wales or call our Newtown hotline on 133 SUN.

Home Battery Systems In Newtown

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