Solar Power Profile - Afterlee, NSW 2474

More than 1686 homes in postcode 2474 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Afterlee, Barkers Vale, Border Ranges, Cawongla, Cedar Point, Collins Creek, Cougal, Dairy Flat, Eden Creek, Edenville, Ettrick, Fawcetts Plain, Findon Creek, Geneva, Ghinni Ghi, Gradys Creek, Green Pigeon, Grevillia, Homeleigh, Horse Station Creek, Horseshoe Creek, Iron Pot Creek, Kilgra, Kyogle, Little Back Creek, Loadstone, Lynchs Creek, New Park, Old Grevillia, Roseberry, Roseberry Creek, Rukenvale, Sawpit Creek, Sherwood, Smiths Creek, Terrace Creek, The Risk, Toonumbar, Unumgar, Upper Eden Creek, Upper Horseshoe Creek, Wadeville, Warrazambil Creek, West Wiangaree, Wiangaree and Wyneden.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 8,303 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 34,603 kWh per day, or 12,630 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $1,341.375 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $2,210,266.625 per year.

Afterlee and 2474 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 9,219.9 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 76,832,500 km worth of car emissions.


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* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Afterlee: Karingal - approx. 7.7 km

Featured Solar Installers Servicing Afterlee

Kane Lock Electrical

Merrimac, 4226

Uses Clean Energy Council Accredited Installers.

Dyco Tech

Frog Rock Crescent, 4227

Uses Clean Energy Council Accredited Installers.

Nickel Renewable Energy

74-78 Molesworth Street, 2480

LG Solar Power Specialist & Authorised Solar Partner.

Evolved Well Solar & Electrical

Upper Wilsons Creek, 2482

Uses Clean Energy Council Accredited Installers.

Community Solar Statistics - Afterlee, 2474


Afterlee Demographics

Afterlee and the postcode of 2474 has a total population of 5850 people, with a median age of 51 years. There are 2972 households in Afterlee, with an average of 0.8 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.2 with a median income of 1003 per week per household.

About 65% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Afterlee is $1300/month. By installing solar power in Afterlee, the average household could save 8.6% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $73891 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 2.57% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Afterlee is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Afterlee

AFTERLEE NSW 2474 is a small town located in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales, Australia. It is situated in a picturesque valley surrounded by rolling hills and lush green forests. The town is known for its peaceful and laid-back lifestyle, making it an ideal destination for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of city life.

One of the key features of AFTERLEE is its abundant sunshine, which makes it an ideal location for producing solar power. The town experiences an average of 5.5 hours of sunshine per day, which is more than enough to power a solar energy system. Additionally, the town's location in the Northern Rivers region means that it is not subject to extreme weather conditions, such as cyclones or tornadoes, which can damage solar panels.

Some of the attractions in and around AFTERLEE include the Border Ranges National Park, which is home to a diverse range of flora and fauna, including rare and endangered species. The park also features several scenic walking trails, which offer stunning views of the surrounding landscape. Another popular attraction is the nearby Mount Warning, which is the first place in Australia to receive the morning sun. Visitors can climb to the summit of the mountain and enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding countryside.

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