Solar Power Profile - Albury, NSW 2640

More than 6599 homes in postcode 2640 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Albury, Lavington Dc, Bungowannah, East Albury, Ettamogah, Glenroy, Moorwatha, North Albury, Ournie, South Albury, Splitters Creek, Table Top, Talmalmo, Thurgoona, West Albury, Wirlinga and Wymah.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 41,765 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 172,080 kWh per day, or 62,809 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $1,660.75 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $10,991,610 per year.

Albury and 2640 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 45,850.57 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 382,088,083 km worth of car emissions.


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Solar Power in Albury

* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Albury: Albury Airport Aws - approx. 3.4 km

Featured Solar Installers Servicing Albury

Twin City Electrical & Solar

New South Wales, 3000

All jobs, big or small!

Sunrise Power Solutions

20 Stanley Street, 3690

Albury Wodonga's leading designers and installers of solar systems.

Konekt Electrical

Lavington, 2641

Clean Energy Council Approved Solar Retailer.

McSpark Electrical

New South Wales, 2640

Clean Energy Council Approved Solar Retailer.

Community Solar Statistics - Albury, 2640


Albury Demographics

Albury and the postcode of 2640 has a total population of 36645 people, with a median age of 39 years. There are 16945 households in Albury, with an average of 0.7 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.4 with a median income of 1570 per week per household.

About 59% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Albury is $1517/month. By installing solar power in Albury, the average household could save 9.12% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $78398 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 2.03% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Albury is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Albury

Albury is a thriving regional city located in the southern part of New South Wales, Australia. It is situated on the banks of the Murray River and is the second-largest inland city in NSW. Albury is known for its stunning natural beauty, with the nearby mountain ranges of the Great Dividing Range and the Snowy Mountains providing a picturesque backdrop.

Some of the popular attractions in Albury include the Albury Botanic Gardens, the Wonga Wetlands, and the Murray Art Museum Albury. Visitors can also enjoy a range of outdoor activities such as hiking, fishing, and cycling. The city is also home to a number of solar power companies and installers, making it an ideal location for those interested in renewable energy.

With its sunny climate and high levels of solar irradiation, Albury is an excellent location for solar power. The optimal solar panel angle in Albury is around 30 degrees, and the ideal orientation is north-facing. While shading can be an issue in some areas, most homes and businesses in Albury can benefit from solar energy. With the help of a reputable solar installer, residents can reduce their energy bills, decrease their carbon footprint, and contribute to a more sustainable future.

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