Half of Australian Rooftops Suitable For Solar Installation

Up to 50% of Australia’s roofing real estate is available for use by solar panels, but remains unused at present. Industrial suburbs account for most of the under utilised capacity at the moment. This is according to research conducted recently at The University of New South Wales.

The paper suggested that solar installation on 40% of the Sydney’s rooftops could produce enough power for 22% of the city. This many solar panels would produce the same energy as a medium sized coal fired power station. Right now, though, solar panels only account for 1% of Sydney’s roof space.

In Melbourne, 38% of all rooftops can support solar panel installation. If installed, a solar framework of this size could account for 12% of all the city’s electricity needs. 45% of Brisbane’s rooftops can host solar panels and 50% of Canberra’s roofs are suitable for use.

The research takes into account the orientation of buildings towards the sun. Also, the degree of shadows produced by vegetation or other adjacent structures. These variables are used when calculating the available real estate suitable for solar installation.

Industrial districts and factory zones contain the largest number of flat expanses which hold potential for solar panels. This is true regardless of the city being investigated.
In Sydney, Rosebery and the CBD account for the largest available solar space. West Melbourne, Fishermans Bend and the Docklands area hold the greatest potential in the city of Melbourne. Canberra’s public buildings account for the greatest availability of solar panel real estate.

This research has led to calls for greater building improvement across Australia’s capital cities. This call stems from other research showing that many roofs are installed without the capacity to support a solar panel. Engineering standards at the moment result in the installation of compliant roofs. However, these roofs typically do not have the structural capacity to hold a panel which is a tremendous waste of space.

Why Australian property developers don’t use stronger roofing remains motivated by cheaper costs elsewhere. However, considering that a solar panel pays itself off in ten years, developers need to take more action. Australia’s capital cities must be made solar ready. Ten years is nothing in the lifespan of a commercial building, but ten years of reduced carbon emissions is huge.
Indeed, solar also helps consumers save on energy bill/electricity bill costs. It does this by producing sustainable energy. A feed in tariff for energy surplus may be available to supplement income too.

The UNSW research referred to in this blog has been compounded by the development of Sunspot, an online tool. The tool allows property owners accurately to assess the solar power potential of their rooftops.

Launched by federal minister for urban infrastructure and cities, Paul Fletcher, Sunspot was developed by the APVI and UNSW. The app was funded by the federal government’s Smart Cities and Suburbs program.

Australia leads the world in rooftop solar, but there is still lots of potential for adding more solar. It’s now the cheapest form of electricity generation.
Sunspot aims to give energy consumers the information they need to make a decision how much solar they should install. It also shows them how much they will save when they do invest in solar panel infrastructure.

Initially the tool covers the six mainland capitals, but it will grow to include other regional towns too.

Install a residential or commercial solar power system provided by Essential NRG now. You will save your home or business significant money.

Electricity prices have never been higher, so save yourself on bills by investing in solar power in Sydney today!

A renewable energy system installed by Essential NRG is efficient. This is based off the amount of exposure to the sun the system needs to produce a kilowatt hour of energy. They are especially efficient compared with standard electricity retailers. Our cells are manufactured to the highest quality also, which ensures a long product life and low maintenance requirements. Trust in our tenure in the business and call us today.

Essential NRG has been working in the solar installation Sydney business for over 15 years. Our solar systems are affordable, have a long lifespan and are fitted to your unique situation. We are fully licensed and insured too. We only use high quality tools and parts when working on your Sydney home or business.

We offer solar repair Sydney service too – in the event your solar panel breaks down or suffers damage. Contact us today by calling 0409 381 978. We’ll rapidly call out to your location and inspect the property. Following this, we will make recommendations for a solar panel that suits your property’s façade.

It’s our customer service along with our long tenure in installing solar pv systems that makes us a preferred solar supplier. Our company is based in Sydney’s Hills district and prides itself in being able to react quickly to any request. We always conducting business in a professional and ethical manner.

As company director Paul has worked in the electrical industry for over 25 years, his experience has been varied and extensive. He has worked in many facets of the industry including General Electrical, Mining, Lift, Solar energy, DC Power / Battery and Telecomms Consulting. Within these sectors he has performed a variety of roles.

Solar Panels Now Pay Off

Solar Savings Now More Evident Than Ever

Recent industry research points towards the fact that there are now 23 million solar panels installed in homes across Australia. The technology has been around for well over half a century. It’s only in recent years, though, that the technology has become affordable enough to invest in for most home owners.
Solar panels cost around $5,000-$7,000 for a five kilowatt system. This is a drop of more than 75% in the past half decade. The cost of installing solar power systems has remained relatively stable with prices including warranties in cases where the professionals are employed.

Is Solar Worth It?

Prices have stabilised around this mark. However, prices are expected to continue to drop for other solar apparatus like batteries and water heating. At the moment, these devices are slightly too expensive to invest in without precise calculation. Yet, as the technology becomes more widespread, manufacturing costs will drop and the devices will become more affordable.
It’s certainly worth investing in a solar system now. You will be saving $10,000-$15,000 on prices advertised just five years ago. A common question we answer at Essential NRG is, “is solar worth it?” In the current economic conditions, even without a Government solar rebate, the answer is certainly, ‘yes’.

Do You Really Save Money With Solar Panels?

Solar panels are enjoying widespread proliferation in Australian communities. It’s been shown that Australians have saved over $1 billion per year on their power bills since 2013 by using solar. The availability of solar savings is determined by other electricity prices and solar electricity rates of surplus vary from State to State.
In New South Wales, home occupiers with solar energy panels save $574 per year on their electricity bills. These savings can be increased by optimising power usage for sunlight hours.
Australians are now spending as much on solar panels as they do on tea and coffee, according to Solar Citizens. This gives an indication of the popularity of solar panels which has arisen alongside cheaper solar technology and greater electricity savings.
A solar panel will pay itself off in most cases in ten years. Just so, the long-term investment potential cannot be ignored. Australians have invested just over $1.2 billion per year in rooftop solar, so the industry is still playing catchup financially as it grows. However, by preventing more than 6.3 million tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions per year, the value is undeniable.

Contact Essential NRG Today For All Solar

Essential NRG offers high quality solar panels at an affordable rate all over Sydney. We can cater to both residential and commercial requests. We offer a 100% guarantee on all parts and quality components supplied by us. We also provide a manufacturer’s warranty on panels, mounting kits and inverters.
Call Essential NRG today on 0409 381 978 to arrange find out what the savings at your house could be. We’ll provide a quote and can install a solar panel system at your home shortly thereafter.

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