Solar Power Profile - Ainslie, ACT 2602

More than 3238 homes in postcode 2602 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Ainslie, O’connor, Dickson, Downer, Hackett, Lyneham, O'connor and Watson.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 19,300 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 79,520 kWh per day, or 29,025 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $1,596.875 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $5,079,340 per year.

Ainslie and 2602 are also doing their bit for the planet too because this amount of solar power has reduced the yearly carbon footprint for the area by 21,188.25 tonnes. To put this into perspective, that's the equivalent amount of yearly carbon dioxide captured and sequestered by 324,114 trees, or it's equivalent to 176,568,750 km worth of car emissions.


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Solar Power in Ainslie

* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Ainslie: Ainslie Tyson St - approx. 523 m

Featured Solar Installers Servicing Ainslie

Fased Solar

8 Gladstone Street, 2609

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Mondiaux Solar

Unit 10-11/ 189 Flemington Rd, 2911

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Select Electrical & Solar Solutions

1 42, 2609

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Astra Solar

30 Lonsdale Street, 2612

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Community Solar Statistics - Ainslie, 2602


Ainslie Demographics

Ainslie and the postcode of 2602 has a total population of 32487 people, with a median age of 36 years. There are 14780 households in Ainslie, with an average of 0.9 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.4 with a median income of 2337 per week per household.

About 55% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Ainslie is $2167/month. By installing solar power in Ainslie, the average household could save 6.14% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $52772 saving over the lifetime of their loan, assuming they put the electricity savings toward their home loan, a $500,000 loan, with a 4% interest rate over 30 years. Electricy cost savings from an average solar system is approximately 1.31% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Ainslie is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Ainslie

Located in the northern suburbs of Canberra, Ainslie ACT 2602 is a charming town that offers a peaceful and relaxed lifestyle. The town is known for its beautiful tree-lined streets and picturesque homes, making it a popular destination for families and retirees. Ainslie is also home to a variety of local shops, cafes, and restaurants, providing residents with easy access to all the amenities they need.

With over 2,500 hours of sunshine per year, Ainslie is an ideal location for solar power. The town's sunny climate and clear skies make it an excellent place to install solar panels, which can help homeowners and businesses save money on their energy bills. Solar installers in Ainslie can help residents choose the best solar panel angle and orientation for their property, ensuring maximum solar yields and minimal shading issues.

By investing in solar power, Ainslie residents can also do their part to reduce their carbon footprint and help protect the environment. Solar energy is a clean and renewable source of power, which means it doesn't produce any harmful emissions or pollutants. By choosing solar power, residents of Ainslie can help create a more sustainable future for themselves and their community.

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