Solar Power Profile - Argoon, NSW 2707

More than 203 homes in postcode 2707 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Argoon and Coleambally.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 1,653 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 7,206 kWh per day, or 2,630 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $2,235.625 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $460,283.25 per year.

Argoon and 2707 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 1,919.9 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 15,999,167 km worth of car emissions.


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* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Argoon: Jerilderie (pooginook) - approx. 10.2 km

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Argoon Demographics

Argoon and the postcode of 2707 has a total population of 1031 people, with a median age of 43 years. There are 501 households in Argoon, with an average of 0.7 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.4 with a median income of 1559 per week per household.

About 57% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Argoon is $867/month. By installing solar power in Argoon, the average household could save 21.49% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $184658 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 2.76% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Argoon is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Argoon

Argoon is a small rural town located in the Riverina region of New South Wales, Australia. It is situated approximately 25 km south of the town of Coleambally and 70 km north of the city of Griffith. The town is surrounded by vast agricultural lands and is known for its tranquil and peaceful environment. The town is also home to a number of attractions such as the Argoon Community Hall, which hosts various community events throughout the year, and the Argoon Nature Reserve, which is a popular spot for birdwatching and bushwalking.

Argoon enjoys a warm and temperate climate with an average annual temperature of around 18°C. The town experiences long and hot summers, with temperatures often exceeding 30°C, and mild winters with temperatures averaging around 10°C. Argoon receives an average of 8 hours of sunshine per day, making it an ideal location for solar power generation. Solar installers in the area can take advantage of the optimal solar panel angle and orientation to maximize solar yields. Potential shading issues can be mitigated by proper placement of solar panels, ensuring that they are not obstructed by trees or buildings.

The benefits of solar power in Argoon are numerous. Solar energy is a clean and renewable source of energy that can help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and combat climate change. Installing solar panels can also help reduce electricity bills and provide a reliable source of energy, particularly in rural areas where the power grid may not be as reliable. By investing in solar power, residents and businesses in Argoon can take advantage of the town's abundant sunshine and contribute to a more sustainable future.

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