Solar Power Profile - Argalong, NSW 2720
More than 1428 homes in postcode 2720 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Argalong, Courajago, Midway, Blowering, Bogong Peaks Wilderness, Bombowlee, Bombowlee Creek, Buddong, Couragago, Gadara, Gilmore, Gocup, Goobarragandra, Jones Bridge, Killimicat, Lacmalac, Little River, Minjary, Mundongo, Pinbeyan, Red Hill, Talbingo, Tumorrama, Tumut, Tumut Plains, Wereboldera, Wermatong, Windowie, Wyangle and Yarrangobilly.
In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 8,121 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 32,687 kWh per day, or 11,931 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $1,469.125 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $2,087,882.125 per year.
Argalong and 2720 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 8,709.63 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 72,580,250 km worth of car emissions.
Solar Power in Argalong
* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Argalong: Argalong (sandy Creek) - approx. 609 m
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Community Solar Statistics - Argalong, 2720
Argalong and the postcode of 2720 has a total population of 7627 people, with a median age of 43 years. There are 3651 households in Argalong, with an average of 0.8 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.4 with a median income of 1336 per week per household.
About 61% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Argalong is $1387/month. By installing solar power in Argalong, the average household could save 8.83% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $75852 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 2.11% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Argalong is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data
Argalong is a small town located in the Riverina region of New South Wales, Australia. The town is situated on the banks of the Murrumbidgee River and is surrounded by picturesque mountain ranges, including the Snowy Mountains and the Great Dividing Range. Argalong is home to a number of attractions, including the historic Argalong Homestead, which dates back to the 1800s, and the nearby Woomargama National Park.
Argalong enjoys a sunny climate with an average of 8 hours of sunshine per day, making it an ideal location for solar power. The town experiences hot summers and mild winters, with temperatures ranging from 30°C in summer to 10°C in winter. The optimal angle for solar panels in Argalong is between 20 and 30 degrees, with a north-facing orientation providing the best results.
With its abundant sunshine and ideal climate, Argalong is a prime location for solar power. Installing solar panels in Argalong can help to reduce energy costs and decrease reliance on non-renewable energy sources. Local solar installers can provide expert advice on the best solar solutions for your home or business, ensuring you get the most out of your solar investment.