Solar Power Profile - Appletree Flat, NSW 2330

More than 3279 homes in postcode 2330 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Appletree Flat, Glendonbrook, Singleton Dc, Big Ridge, Big Yengo, Bowmans Creek, Bridgman, Broke, Bulga, Camberwell, Carrowbrook, Clydesdale, Combo, Darlington, Doyles Creek, Dunolly, Dural, Dyrring, Falbrook, Fern Gully, Fordwich, Garland Valley, Glendon, Glendon Brook, Glennies Creek, Glenridding, Goorangoola, Gouldsville, Gowrie, Greenlands, Hambledon Hill, Hebden, Howes Valley, Howick, Hunterview, Jerrys Plains, Lemington, Long Point, Maison Dieu, Mcdougalls Hill, Middle Falbrook, Milbrodale, Mirannie, Mitchells Flat, Mount Olive, Mount Royal, Mount Thorley, Obanvale, Putty, Ravensworth, Redbournberry, Reedy Creek, Rixs Creek, Roughit, Scotts Flat, Sedgefield, Singleton, Singleton Heights, St Clair, Warkworth, Wattle Ponds, Westbrook, Whittingham, Wollemi and Wylies Flat.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 23,964 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 99,308 kWh per day, or 36,247 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $1,916.25 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $6,343,298.5 per year.

Appletree Flat and 2330 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 26,460.31 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 220,502,583 km worth of car emissions.


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Solar Power in Appletree Flat

* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Appletree Flat: Jerrys Plains Post Office - approx. 4 km

Featured Solar Installers Servicing Appletree Flat

Solahart Central Coast

25 Alliance Avenue, 2264

Clean Energy Council Approved Solar Retailer.

DNR Air Conditioning & Electrical

30 Gateway Boulevard, 2264

Clean Energy Council Approved Solar Retailer.


14 Railway Parade, 2327

Clean Energy Council Approved Solar Retailer.

J Catt Electrical

New South Wales, 2325

Uses Clean Energy Council Accredited Installers.

Community Solar Statistics - Appletree Flat, 2330


Appletree Flat Demographics

Appletree Flat and the postcode of 2330 has a total population of 20063 people, with a median age of 37 years. There are 8315 households in Appletree Flat, with an average of 0.8 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.6 with a median income of 1952 per week per household.

About 64% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Appletree Flat is $1820/month. By installing solar power in Appletree Flat, the average household could save 8.77% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $75399 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 1.89% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Appletree Flat is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Appletree Flat

Appletree Flat is a small town located in the Upper Hunter region of New South Wales, Australia. The town is situated in a picturesque valley surrounded by the stunning mountain ranges of Barrington Tops National Park and the Mount Royal Range. Appletree Flat is known for its peaceful and serene environment, making it an ideal location for those who want to escape the hustle and bustle of city life.

Appletree Flat enjoys a sunny climate with an average of 7.5 hours of sunshine per day, making it an excellent location for solar power. The optimal angle for solar panels in Appletree Flat is between 20 and 30 degrees, facing north. However, shading issues may arise due to the surrounding mountain ranges. Despite this, the town has great potential for solar yields, and solar installers are available to help residents take advantage of renewable energy sources.

The benefits of solar power in Appletree Flat are many. With its abundant sunshine hours and ideal location, residents can save money on their electricity bills while reducing their carbon footprint. Solar power is a sustainable and renewable energy source that can help Appletree Flat become more self-sufficient and less reliant on fossil fuels. By installing solar panels, residents can also increase the value of their homes and contribute to a cleaner and greener future for the town.

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