Solar Power Profile - Aratula, NSW 2714
More than 724 homes in postcode 2714 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Aratula, Pine Lodge, Tocumwal and Tuppal.
In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 4,410 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 18,693 kWh per day, or 6,823 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $1,660.75 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $1,194,015.375 per year.
Aratula and 2714 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 4,980.79 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 41,506,583 km worth of car emissions.
Solar Power in Aratula
* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Aratula: Ulupna - approx. 15.6 km
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Community Solar Statistics - Aratula, 2714
Aratula and the postcode of 2714 has a total population of 2479 people, with a median age of 59 years. There are 1322 households in Aratula, with an average of 0.7 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.2 with a median income of 1069 per week per household.
About 66% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Aratula is $1300/month. By installing solar power in Aratula, the average household could save 10.65% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $91485 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 2.99% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Aratula is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data
Aratula is a small town located in the Scenic Rim Region of South East Queensland, Australia. It is situated on the Cunningham Highway, approximately 100 kilometres southwest of Brisbane and 15 kilometres west of Boonah. The town is surrounded by beautiful mountain ranges, including Mount Edwards, Mount Castle and Mount Greville, which provide stunning views and excellent hiking opportunities for visitors.
Aratula enjoys a subtropical climate, with hot summers and mild winters. The town receives an average of 9.5 hours of sunshine per day, making it an ideal location for solar power. With the right solar panel angle and orientation, homeowners and businesses in Aratula can take advantage of the abundant sunshine to produce their own clean, renewable energy and reduce their reliance on the grid.
Installing solar panels in Aratula can also provide significant financial benefits, including lower electricity bills and potential income from selling excess energy back to the grid. There are several reputable solar installers operating in the area, who can help homeowners and businesses choose the right solar system for their needs and ensure optimal performance. By embracing solar power, Aratula can become a more sustainable and self-sufficient community, while also contributing to the fight against climate change.