Solar Power Profile - Alawa, NT 0810
More than 3727 homes in postcode 0810 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Alawa, Brinkin, Casuarina, Jingili, Lee Point, Millner, Moil, Nakara, Nightcliff, Rapid Creek, Tiwi, Wagaman, Wanguri, Coconut Grove, Lyons and Muirhead.
In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 25,212 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 126,693 kWh per day, or 46,243 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $2,171.75 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $8,092,515.375 per year.
Alawa and 0810 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 32,370.1 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 269,750,833 km worth of car emissions.
Solar Power in Alawa
* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Alawa: Charles Darwin University - approx. 1.1 km
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Community Solar Statistics - Alawa, 0810
Alawa and the postcode of 0810 has a total population of 31487 people, with a median age of 34 years. There are 12613 households in Alawa, with an average of 0.9 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.7 with a median income of 2199 per week per household.
About 48% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Alawa is $2058/month. By installing solar power in Alawa, the average household could save 8.79% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $75570 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 1.9% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Alawa is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data
Alawa is a suburb located in the city of Darwin in the Northern Territory of Australia. It is situated just 10 minutes from the central business district of Darwin and is home to a diverse community of residents. The suburb is known for its proximity to the Charles Darwin National Park, which offers a range of outdoor activities such as hiking and birdwatching. Alawa also has a number of local shops and restaurants, making it a convenient and enjoyable place to live.
Alawa enjoys a tropical climate with plenty of sunshine throughout the year. The town experiences an average of 8.5 hours of sunshine per day, making it an ideal location for solar power production. The optimal angle for solar panels in Alawa is between 20 and 25 degrees, with a north-facing orientation. While shading can be an issue in some areas, a qualified solar installer can help to design a system that maximizes solar yields.
Installing solar energy in Alawa can provide a range of benefits for both homeowners and businesses. By producing their own power, residents can save money on their energy bills and reduce their carbon footprint. Solar power is a renewable energy source that is clean, reliable, and sustainable. With the help of a qualified solar installer, residents of Alawa can take advantage of the town's abundant sunshine to power their homes and businesses with solar energy.