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Energy Generated

In Australia, we get a lot of sun.

The table below provides an indication of the average amount of energy generated per day for various size residential solar energy systems. The energy produced from larger size systems can extrapolated from this table.

Estimated Average Daily Energy Generated (kWh/day)

City1.0kW system1.5kW system2.0kW system3.0kW system4.0kW system
Adelaide 4.2 6.3 8.4 12.6 16.8
Alice Springs 5.0 7.5 10.0 15.0 20.0
Brisbane 4.2 6.3 8.4 12.6 16.8
Cairns 4.2 6.3 8.4 12.6 16.8
Canberra 4.3 6.45 8.6 12.9 17.2
Darwin 4.4 6.6 8.8 13.2 17.6
Hobart 3.5 5.25 7.0 10.5 14.0
Melbourne 3.6 5.4 7.2 10.8 14.4
Perth 3.6 5.4 7.2 10.8 14.4
Sydney 3.9 5.4 7.2 10.8 14.4

Data Source: PV-GC spreadsheet based on the CEC GC Design Guideline. The rated output is that achieved in perfect laboratory conditions. The CEC design summary software takes these de-ratings into consideration.