Solar Power Profile - Adamstown, NSW 2289

More than 1983 homes in postcode 2289 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Adamstown, Kotara Fair, Adamstown Heights, Garden Suburb, Highfields, Kotara and Kotara South.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 10,870 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 44,268 kWh per day, or 16,158 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $1,405.25 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $2,827,618.5 per year.

Adamstown and 2289 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 11,795.34 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 98,294,500 km worth of car emissions.


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Solar Power in Adamstown

* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Adamstown: Burwood Beach Wwtp - approx. 2.6 km

Featured Solar Installers Servicing Adamstown

Freedom Solar & Batteries

Charmhaven, 2263

Making Solar Accessible Since 2014.

Sinclair Renewable Energy

Port Stephens, 2315

Local Solar Experts

Millennium Electrical & Solar

Medowie, 2318

Local Electrician in Port Stephens

Elite Power Group

Thornton, 2322

Clean Energy Council Approved Solar Retailer.

Community Solar Statistics - Adamstown, 2289


Adamstown Demographics

Adamstown and the postcode of 2289 has a total population of 19417 people, with a median age of 38 years. There are 7853 households in Adamstown, with an average of 0.8 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.6 with a median income of 2115 per week per household.

About 70% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Adamstown is $2167/month. By installing solar power in Adamstown, the average household could save 5.4% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $46439 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 1.28% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Adamstown is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Adamstown

Adamstown is a suburb in Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia. It is located 6km from the central business district of Newcastle and is part of the City of Newcastle local government area. The suburb is bordered by Kotara, Broadmeadow, Hamilton North, and Adamstown Heights. Adamstown is known for its beautiful parks, including Gregson Park, which has a playground, picnic areas, and a rotunda. The suburb also has a variety of shops, cafes, and restaurants, making it a popular destination for locals and tourists alike.

Adamstown experiences a warm and temperate climate, with an average annual temperature of 18.4°C. The suburb receives an average of 2,613 hours of sunshine per year, making it an ideal location for solar power. Solar panels should be installed facing north to maximise their exposure to the sun, and shading issues should be minimised to ensure maximum solar yields. With the help of solar installers in Adamstown, residents and businesses can take advantage of the abundant sunshine to produce renewable energy and reduce their carbon footprint.

Installing solar power in Adamstown offers numerous benefits, including lower electricity bills, reduced reliance on non-renewable energy sources, and a smaller carbon footprint. Solar power is a clean and renewable energy source that can help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and combat climate change. By working with local solar installers, residents and businesses in Adamstown can take advantage of government incentives and rebates to make the switch to solar power more affordable. With its abundant sunshine and favourable climate, Adamstown is an ideal location for solar power, and residents and businesses can benefit from the many advantages of renewable energy.

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