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

Townsville's solar energy resources

On average, Townsville receives solar irradiation levels of around 5.73 kilowatt hours per square metre daily. Ideally, solar panels installed in Townsville should face a Northerly direction. Acceptable panel angle range is 4° to 14° and the optimal angle is 9°. On typical rooftop PV installations, actual installation angle will be determined by roof inclination.

Solar installations in Townsville, QLD, 4810

There are 1357 solar PV installations in Townsville's postcode, 4810, totaling 5996.32 kW of capacity. The 4810 postcode accounts for 0.089% of all the solar installations in Australia.


The average system size in Townsville is 4.42kW and the Australian average is 3.15kW.

System owners in Townsville's postcode area are generating an average of 34359 kWh daily, saving them collectively approximately $309230 monthly and $3762301 annually**. The electricity produced by arrays in the 4810 postcode is enough to fully power 1666 Australian homes.

Townsville solar carbon offset

System owners in Townsville's postcode are collectively avoiding 12541 tonnes (coal fired power) or 5016 tonnes (gas fired power) of carbon emissions each year; the equivalent of taking 1801 - 4501 cars off Townsville's roads.

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Other related Townsville information

Townsville's coordinates are -19.258106,146.818351 and its weather station is located at Townsville (Civ/Mil). Townsville (Civ/Mil) weather station reports the following average readings:

  • Solar irradiation in Townsville: 5.73 kWh/sq m/day
  • Wind speed: 4.64 m/s
  • Air pressure: 101.25 kPa
  • Humidity: 70.25%
  • Air temperature: 24.35 degrees C
  • Earth temperature:24.91 degrees C

** Notes on system performance in Townsville

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

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Home Battery Systems In Townsville

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