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Solar Power Profile - Glendale, NSW 2285

More than 5218 homes in postcode 2285 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Glendale, Cameron Park, Cardiff, Cardiff Heights, Cardiff South, Edgeworth and Macquarie Hills.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 33,343 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 133,409 kWh per day, or 48,694 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 $8,521,499.875 per year.

Glendale and 2285 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 35,546.62 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 296,221,833 km worth of car emissions.


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Solar Power in Glendale

* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Glendale: Cockle Creek (pasminco Metals) - approx. 3.1 km

Featured Solar Installers Servicing Glendale

Freedom Solar & Batteries

Charmhaven, 2263

Making Solar Accessible Since 2014.

DNR Air Conditioning & Electrical

30 Gateway Boulevard, 2264

Air conditioning. Solar. Electrical.

Millennium Electrical & Solar

Medowie, 2318

Local Electrician in Port Stephens

Elite Power Group

Thornton, 2322

Clean Energy Council Approved Solar Retailer.

Community Solar Statistics - Glendale, 2285


Glendale Demographics

Glendale and the postcode of 2285 has a total population of 32382 people, with a median age of 36 years. There are 12775 households in Glendale, with an average of 0.8 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.7 with a median income of 1859 per week per household.

About 70% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Glendale is $1928/month. By installing solar power in Glendale, the average household could save 7.18% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $61686 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 Glendale is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Glendale

Cameron Park is a suburb of the city of Lake Macquarie in New South Wales, Australia. It is located approximately 20 kilometers west of Newcastle and 5 kilometers south of the city of Toronto. The suburb is known for its family-friendly atmosphere and affordable housing options, making it a popular choice for young families and first-time homebuyers. One of the main attractions of the area is Cameron Park Lake, which is a popular spot for fishing, boating, and picnicking.

With its location in New South Wales, Cameron Park enjoys plenty of sunshine throughout the year. The area has an average of 6.5 hours of sunshine per day, making it an ideal location for solar power. Solar panels can be installed on homes and businesses in the area to take advantage of this abundant sunshine and reduce energy costs. Solar installers in Cameron Park can help residents and businesses choose the best solar panel angle and orientation to maximize solar yields and minimize shading issues.

Installing solar energy systems in Cameron Park can provide a number of benefits, including reducing energy costs, increasing energy independence, and reducing carbon emissions. By producing their own solar power, residents and businesses in Cameron Park can reduce their reliance on the grid and protect themselves against rising electricity prices. Additionally, solar power is a clean and renewable energy source, which helps to reduce carbon emissions and protect the environment.

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