Solar Power Profile - Alpine, NSW 2575
More than 2667 homes in postcode 2575 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Alpine, Barrallier, Aylmerton, Balaclava, Braemar, Bullio, Colo Vale, Goodmans Ford, High Range, Hill Top, Joadja, Mandemar, Mittagong, Mount Lindsey, Renwick, Wattle Ridge, Welby, Willow Vale, Woodlands and Yerrinbool.
In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 16,991 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 63,936 kWh per day, or 23,337 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 $4,083,912 per year.
Alpine and 2575 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 17,036.01 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 141,966,750 km worth of car emissions.
Solar Power in Alpine
* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Alpine: Mittagong (marist Rileys Farm) - approx. 6 km
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Community Solar Statistics - Alpine, 2575
Alpine and the postcode of 2575 has a total population of 16874 people, with a median age of 42 years. There are 6996 households in Alpine, with an average of 0.8 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.6 with a median income of 1772 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 Alpine is $2167/month. By installing solar power in Alpine, the average household could save 5.9% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $50661 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 1.66% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Alpine is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data
Alpine is a picturesque town located in the Southern Highlands region of New South Wales, Australia. The town is surrounded by stunning mountain ranges, including the Nattai, Gibralter and Bargo ranges, making it a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts.
Aside from its natural beauty, Alpine boasts a range of attractions and features, including the historic Alpine Hotel, which dates back to the 1800s, and the quaint Alpine Community Markets, which are held on the third Sunday of every month.
With its sunny climate and long daylight hours, Alpine is an ideal location for producing solar power. Solar installers in the area can take advantage of the town's optimal solar panel angle and orientation, as well as its minimal shading issues, to achieve high solar yields. By installing solar energy systems in Alpine, residents and businesses can reduce their reliance on non-renewable energy sources and contribute to a more sustainable future.