Solar Power Profile - Araluen, NSW 2622

More than 964 homes in postcode 2622 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Araluen, Jerrabattculla, Kain, Oranmeir, Araluen North, Back Creek, Ballalaba, Bendoura, Berlang, Bombay, Boro, Braidwood, Budawang, Bulee, Charleys Forest, Coolumburra, Corang, Durran Durra, Endrick, Farringdon, Gundillion, Harolds Cross, Hereford Hall, Jembaicumbene, Jerrabattgulla, Jinden, Jingera, Kindervale, Krawarree, Larbert, Majors Creek, Manar, Marlowe, Merricumbene, Monga, Mongarlowe, Mulloon, Murrengenburg, Neringla, Nerriga, Northangera, Oallen, Palerang, Quiera, Reidsdale, Sassafras, Snowball, St George, Tianjara, Tolwong, Tomboye, Touga, Warri, Wog Wog and Wyanbene.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 5,172 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 19,339 kWh per day, or 7,059 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $1,277.5 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $1,235,278.625 per year.

Araluen and 2622 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 5,153.07 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 42,942,250 km worth of car emissions.


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Solar Power in Araluen

* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Araluen: Araluen Lower (araluen Rd) - approx. 7.6 km

Featured Solar Installers Servicing Araluen

Stored Solar

45 Tantalum Street, 2620

Clean Energy Council Approved Solar Retailer.

Max Energy Solar

21 Blackall Avenue, 2620

Uses Clean Energy Council Accredited Installers.

Island Solar

11 Lorn Road, 2620

Uses Clean Energy Council Accredited Installers.

Bunya Solar

Moruya, 2537

Uses Clean Energy Council Accredited Installers.

Community Solar Statistics - Araluen, 2622


Araluen Demographics

Araluen and the postcode of 2622 has a total population of 3691 people, with a median age of 50 years. There are 2265 households in Araluen, with an average of 0.8 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.2 with a median income of 1428 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 Araluen is $1733/month. By installing solar power in Araluen, the average household could save 6.14% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $52790 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 1.72% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Araluen is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Araluen

Araluen is a charming town located in the Southern Tablelands of New South Wales, Australia. It is situated approximately 15 km south of Braidwood and 80 km northeast of Canberra. The town is surrounded by beautiful natural landscapes, including the Deua National Park and the Monga National Park. Visitors can enjoy bushwalking, birdwatching, and fishing in the nearby rivers.

With an average of 7.5 hours of sunshine per day, Araluen is an ideal location for solar power. The optimal angle for solar panels in Araluen is between 20 and 30 degrees, facing north. However, shading issues can affect the efficiency of solar panels, so it is important to consult with a professional solar installer to determine the best location for installation.

By installing solar energy in Araluen, residents and businesses can take advantage of the abundant sunshine to generate clean, renewable energy. Solar power can help reduce electricity bills and decrease carbon emissions, contributing to a more sustainable future. Local solar installers can provide expert advice and installation services to help residents and businesses make the most of the benefits of solar energy.

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