Solar panels are one of the most popular ways for households to reduce their electricity bills in Australia. Solar Choice can help you to instantly compare solar installers and prices in Cairns, QLD with free and impartial Solar Quote Comparisons.
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About solar panel installations in the Cairns area
Below is some basic information about solar energy in Cairns.
- Roughly 21% of the households around Cairns have solar panels on their roofs, according to data from the Australian Photovoltaic Institute (APVI)
- The average size of a solar energy system in Cairns is approximately 3.61kW (including larger, commercial installations), also according to the APVI
- The average rooftop in Cairns receives approximately 5.5 hours of ‘peak sun’ per day, averaged throughout the year. Assuming an overall system efficiency of about 80%, this means that:
- A 1.5kW system in Cairns will produce about 6.6kWh per day in good conditions.
- A 3kW solar system will produce about 13.2kWh per day.
- A 5kW solar system will produce about 22kWh per day.
- A 10kW solar system will produce about 44kWh per day.
- Since 2008, Solar Choice has provided 592 quotes for homes and businesses in the 4870 area.
- There are currently 9 solar installers offering quotes through Solar Choice in the 4870 area
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