Solar Power Profile - Appleby, NSW 2340

More than 7288 homes in postcode 2340 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Appleby, Tamworth South, Barry, Bective, Bithramere, Bowling Alley Point, Calala, Carroll, Daruka, Duncans Creek, Dungowan, East Tamworth, Garoo, Gidley, Goonoo Goonoo, Gowrie, Hallsville, Hanging Rock, Hillvue, Keepit, Kingswood, Loomberah, Moore Creek, Nemingha, North Tamworth, Nundle, Ogunbil, Oxley Vale, Piallamore, Somerton, South Tamworth, Taminda, Tamworth, Timbumburi, Wallamore, Warral, Weabonga, West Tamworth, Westdale and Woolomin.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 46,608 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 207,574 kWh per day, or 75,765 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $1,788.5 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $13,258,789.25 per year.

Appleby and 2340 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 55,308.45 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 460,903,750 km worth of car emissions.


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Solar Power in Appleby

* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Appleby: Attunga (the Pines) - approx. 5.8 km

Featured Solar Installers Servicing Appleby

Eco Energy & Solar Solutions

1009 Armidale Road, 2340

LG Solar Power Specialist & Authorised Solar Partner.

Solahart Tamworth & Districts

133 Bridge Street, 2340

Clean Energy Council Approved Solar Retailer.

NS Energy

133 Bridge Street, 2340

Uses Clean Energy Council Accredited Installers.

Tamworth: Solar & Electrical service

New South Wales, 2340

Uses Clean Energy Council Accredited Installers.

Community Solar Statistics - Appleby, 2340


Appleby Demographics

Appleby and the postcode of 2340 has a total population of 48239 people, with a median age of 38 years. There are 21166 households in Appleby, with an average of 0.8 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.5 with a median income of 1468 per week per household.

About 58% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Appleby is $1517/month. By installing solar power in Appleby, the average household could save 9.82% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $84429 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 2.34% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Appleby is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Appleby

Appleby is a small town located in the New England region of New South Wales, Australia. It is situated approximately 6km north of Tamworth and has a population of around 300 people. The town is known for its peaceful and scenic surroundings, with rolling hills and lush greenery.

One of the main attractions of Appleby is the Oxley Wild Rivers National Park, which is located just a short drive away. The park is home to several stunning waterfalls, including Apsley Falls and Tia Falls, as well as a variety of native wildlife. Another popular attraction is the Tamworth Marsupial Park and Adventure Playground, which is perfect for families with young children.

With an average of over 8 hours of sunshine per day, Appleby is an ideal location for solar power. The town experiences a warm and temperate climate, with mild winters and hot summers. The optimal angle for solar panels in Appleby is around 30-35 degrees, facing north to maximise exposure to the sun. While shading can be an issue in some areas, a reputable solar installer will be able to assess your property and recommend the best solution for maximum solar yield.

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