The following details estimate output for systems installed in Rockdale , plus other useful solar power related information and statistics relevant to the Kogarah - Rockdale 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.

Rockdale's solar energy resources

On average, Rockdale receives solar irradiation levels of around 4.67 kilowatt hours per square metre daily. Ideally, solar panels installed in Rockdale 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 Rockdale, NSW, 2216

There are 336 solar PV installations in Rockdale's postcode, 2216, totaling 910.34 kW of capacity. The 2216 postcode accounts for 0.022% of all the solar installations in Australia.


The average system size in Rockdale is 2.71kW and the Australian average is 3.15kW.

System owners in Rockdale's postcode area are generating an average of 4251 kWh daily, saving them collectively approximately $38262 monthly and $465516 annually**. The electricity produced by arrays in the 2216 postcode is enough to fully power 253 Australian homes.

Rockdale solar carbon offset

System owners in Rockdale's postcode are collectively avoiding 1552 tonnes (coal fired power) or 621 tonnes (gas fired power) of carbon emissions each year; the equivalent of taking 223 - 557 cars off Rockdale's roads.

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Other related Rockdale information

Rockdale's coordinates are -33.952747,151.137624 and its weather station is located at Sydney Intl Airport. Sydney Intl Airport weather station reports the following average readings:

  • Solar irradiation in Rockdale: 4.67 kWh/sq m/day
  • Wind speed: 4.02 m/s
  • Air pressure: 99.97 kPa
  • Humidity: 69.08%
  • Air temperature: 17.89 degrees C
  • Earth temperature:19.66 degrees C

** Notes on system performance in Rockdale

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

Considering buying solar panels?

We have accredited installers servicing Rockdale and the Kogarah - Rockdale 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 Rockdale hotline on 133 SUN.

Home Battery Systems In Rockdale

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