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Solar Power Profile - Alice Springs, NT 0870

More than 2960 homes in postcode 0870 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Alice Springs, Araluen, Braitling, Ciccone, Desert Springs, East Side, Gillen, Sadadeen, Stuart, The Gap and White Gums.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 20,047 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 104,081 kWh per day, or 37,990 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 $6,648,173.875 per year.

Alice Springs and 0870 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 26,593 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 221,608,333 km worth of car emissions.


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Solar Power in Alice Springs

* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Alice Springs: Alice Springs East Side - approx. 1.8 km

Featured Solar Installers Servicing Alice Springs


13 Whittaker Street, 0870

We have been installing Solar in the NT for over 10 years.

Photon Solar

Alice Springs, 870

Alice springs solar power systems & solar pumps.

Sean Heenan Electrical

Alice Springs, 870

Power your future with solar energy

TDC Refrigeration

21 21 Ghan Rd, 871

Powering your future with solar energy

Community Solar Statistics - Alice Springs, 0870


Alice Springs Demographics

Alice Springs and the postcode of 0870 has a total population of 18353 people, with a median age of 34 years. There are 7938 households in Alice Springs, with an average of 0.9 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.6 with a median income of 2174 per week per household.

About 46% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Alice Springs is $1741/month. By installing solar power in Alice Springs, the average household could save 10.7% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $91958 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 1.98% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Alice Springs is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Alice Springs

Located in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs NT 0870 is a vibrant town surrounded by stunning landscapes and natural wonders. The town is situated in the Northern Territory and is known for its rich history, unique culture, and breathtaking scenery. Alice Springs is home to a number of iconic landmarks, including the MacDonnell Ranges, which offer spectacular views and a range of outdoor activities.

The weather in Alice Springs is characterised by hot summers and cool winters, with an average of 300 sunny days per year. This makes it an ideal location for solar power, with many homes and businesses taking advantage of the abundant sunshine to generate their own electricity. With the help of local solar installers, residents can install solar panels on their roofs and benefit from reduced energy bills and a lower carbon footprint.

By harnessing the power of the sun, Alice Springs is leading the way in renewable energy, reducing its reliance on fossil fuels and contributing to a more sustainable future. With its ideal location and abundant sunshine, Alice Springs is the perfect place to invest in solar power and join the growing number of households and businesses embracing renewable energy.

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