Solar Power Profile - Adelaide River, NT 0846

More than 51 homes in postcode 0846 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Adelaide River.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 344 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 1,768 kWh per day, or 645 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 $112,931 per year.

Adelaide River and 0846 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 451.5 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 3,762,500 km worth of car emissions.


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* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Adelaide River: Pell Airstrip - approx. 5.3 km

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Adelaide River Demographics

Adelaide River and the postcode of 0846 has a total population of 260 people, with a median age of 52 years. There are 136 households in Adelaide River, with an average of 1 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.2 with a median income of 992 per week per household.

About 49% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Adelaide River is $1333/month. By installing solar power in Adelaide River, the average household could save 13.98% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $120104 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 4.33% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Adelaide River is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Adelaide River

Adelaide River is a small town located in the Northern Territory of Australia, situated around 100km south of Darwin. The town is known for its rich history, stunning natural beauty and abundance of wildlife. Visitors can explore the Adelaide River War Cemetery, which is the resting place of many Australian and Allied soldiers who lost their lives during World War II. The town is also home to the Adelaide River Railway Heritage Precinct, which showcases the region's railway history.

Adelaide River enjoys a tropical savanna climate, with hot and humid summers and warm winters. The town receives an average of 8 hours of sunshine per day, making it an ideal location for solar power. Solar installers in Adelaide River can take advantage of the town's high solar yields by installing solar panels at the optimal angle and orientation to maximise energy production. While there may be potential shading issues from nearby trees or buildings, a reputable solar installer will be able to design a system that minimises these issues.

The benefits of solar power in Adelaide River are numerous. Solar energy is a renewable and sustainable source of power that can help reduce reliance on fossil fuels. By installing solar panels, residents and businesses in Adelaide River can reduce their carbon footprint and save money on their energy bills. Solar power is also a reliable source of energy, as it is not subject to fluctuations in fuel prices or supply disruptions. With its abundant sunshine and ideal climate, Adelaide River is a prime location for solar power, and residents and businesses alike can benefit from the many advantages of this clean and renewable energy source.

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