Solar Power Profile - Ariah Park, NSW 2665
More than 331 homes in postcode 2665 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Ariah Park, Ardlethan, Barellan, Beckom, Bectric, Binya, Kamarah, Mirrool, Moombooldool, Mount Crystal, Quandary, Tara and Walleroobie.
In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 2,111 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 9,150 kWh per day, or 3,340 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $1,788.5 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $584,456.25 per year.
Ariah Park and 2665 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 2,438.2 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 20,318,333 km worth of car emissions.
Solar Power in Ariah Park
* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Ariah Park: Ariah Park Post Office - approx. 7.2 km
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Community Solar Statistics - Ariah Park, 2665
Ariah Park Demographics
Ariah Park and the postcode of 2665 has a total population of 1859 people, with a median age of 48 years. There are 985 households in Ariah Park, with an average of 0.8 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.3 with a median income of 1087 per week per household.
About 62% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Ariah Park is $700/month. By installing solar power in Ariah Park, the average household could save 21.29% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $182969 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 3.16% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Ariah Park is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data
About Ariah Park
Located in the Riverina region of New South Wales, Ardlethan is a small town with a population of around 500 people. The town is known for its rich agricultural history and is surrounded by vast farmlands. Visitors can explore the Ardlethan Tin Mine, which was once one of the largest tin mines in the Southern Hemisphere. The town also has a number of parks and reserves, including the Ardlethan Nature Reserve, which is home to a variety of native flora and fauna.
Ardlethan enjoys a sunny climate, with an average of 7 hours of sunshine per day. The town experiences hot summers and mild winters, with temperatures ranging from 15°C to 32°C in summer and 4°C to 16°C in winter. These weather conditions make Ardlethan an ideal location for solar power. Solar panels can be installed at an optimal angle of 30-35 degrees facing north to maximise solar yield. However, potential shading issues should be taken into consideration when installing solar panels.
With its sunny climate and ideal location, Ardlethan is a great place to invest in solar power. Solar installers in the area can help residents and businesses install solar panels to reduce their reliance on non-renewable energy sources. Switching to solar power can also help reduce energy bills and contribute to a more sustainable future. By investing in solar power, Ardlethan can continue to thrive as a town while also contributing to the global effort to combat climate change.