Solar Power Profile - Aranda, ACT 2614
More than 2528 homes in postcode 2614 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Aranda, Cook, Hawker, Jamison Centre, Macquarie, Page, Scullin and Weetangera.
In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 14,924 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 61,489 kWh per day, or 22,443 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $1,533 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $3,927,609.875 per year.
Aranda and 2614 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 16,383.39 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 136,528,250 km worth of car emissions.
Solar Power in Aranda
* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Aranda: Aranda (bindaga St) - approx. 541 m
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Community Solar Statistics - Aranda, 2614
Aranda and the postcode of 2614 has a total population of 19500 people, with a median age of 39 years. There are 8342 households in Aranda, with an average of 0.8 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.5 with a median income of 2250 per week per household.
About 67% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Aranda is $2102/month. By installing solar power in Aranda, the average household could save 6.08% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $52227 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 Aranda is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data
Aranda is a charming suburb located in the Australian Capital Territory, postcode 2614. Nestled in the heart of the city, it is a popular residential area known for its peaceful surroundings and easy access to amenities. The suburb boasts several parks, including the popular Aranda Bushland Nature Reserve, which offers visitors the chance to explore the local flora and fauna.
With an average of 7.6 hours of sunshine per day, Aranda has great potential for solar power. The optimal angle for solar panels in Aranda is around 30-35 degrees, facing north to maximise solar yields. However, shading can be an issue in some areas, so it's important to consult with experienced solar installers to ensure the best possible results.
Installing solar energy in Aranda is a great way to take advantage of the area's abundant sunshine and reduce your carbon footprint. By harnessing the power of the sun, you can generate your own clean, renewable energy and save money on your electricity bills. With a range of incentives available for solar power installation, including government rebates and feed-in tariffs, there's never been a better time to go solar in Aranda.