Solar Power Profile - Alfords Point, NSW 2234
More than 3439 homes in postcode 2234 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Alfords Point, Bangor, Barden Ridge, Illawong, Lucas Heights, Menai and Menai Central.
In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 21,741 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 84,917 kWh per day, or 30,995 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 $5,424,073.375 per year.
Alfords Point and 2234 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 22,626.35 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 188,552,917 km worth of car emissions.
Solar Power in Alfords Point
* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Alfords Point: Peakhurst Golf Club - approx. 4.2 km
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Alfords Point Demographics
Alfords Point and the postcode of 2234 has a total population of 29899 people, with a median age of 41 years. There are 10054 households in Alfords Point, with an average of 0.8 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 3.1 with a median income of 2743 per week per household.
About 87% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Alfords Point is $2700/month. By installing solar power in Alfords Point, the average household could save 4.93% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $42354 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 1.12% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Alfords Point is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data
About Alfords Point
Alfords Point is a suburb located in the southern part of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. It is situated on the Georges River and is surrounded by natural beauty, including the Georges River National Park and the Royal National Park. The suburb is known for its peaceful and family-friendly atmosphere, with plenty of recreational activities available for locals and visitors alike.
With an average of 7 hours of sunshine per day, Alfords Point is a perfect location for solar power production. The optimal angle for solar panels in this area is around 30-35 degrees, facing north or northwest. While shading can be an issue in some areas, a professional solar installer can help design a system that maximizes solar yields and minimizes shading issues.
Installing solar energy in Alfords Point can provide numerous benefits, including reducing energy bills, increasing property value, and contributing to a cleaner environment. With the help of experienced solar installers, homeowners and businesses can take advantage of the abundant sunshine in this area and harness the power of renewable energy.