How much energy will my solar panels generate?
For many in Australia, solar power is still an unknown quantity, and they'll no doubt have a number of questions about how it affects their power bill.
Synergy has prepared a range of resources for people to consider before signing up for the solar revolution. Here's what you need to know:
Plan your solar purchase with SynergyThere are two main things households and businesses need to keep in mind before approaching solar installations.
The first is the number of panels that a premises will need in order to run effectively. Consider how many people inhabit the building, and the number of appliances you're expecting to power.
Next, work out the approximate output of your chosen installation to find out how much energy you can expect to save.
To calculate how much electricity your solar PV system might generate each day, the table below shows the results for common network connected systems in Perth
|Energy generated||4.4k Wh||22 kWh||44 kWh||66 kWh||88 kWh||110 kWh||132 kWh|
What affects my solar output?
As the effectiveness of your solar installation is dependent on the sun's rays, there are a number of environmental factors to consider. Is your property covered by trees or other foliage? What's the weather like year-round? These are just some of the questions to keep in mind.
For a better estimate on how solar power can help your home or business, have a look at Synergy's solar payback calculator.