Solar Power Profile - Arnold, NT 0852

More than 299 homes in postcode 0852 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Arnold, Beswick, Daly Waters, Dunmarra, Edith River, Elsey Station, Helen Springs Station, Kalkaringi, Katherine, Lajamanu, Larrimah, Manbulloo, Numbulwar, Victoria River Downs, Wave Hill, Baines, Barunga, Beswick Creek, Binjari, Birdum, Bradshaw, Buchanan, Bulman Weemol, Creswell, Daguragu, Delamere, Edith, Elsey, Florina, Flying Fox, Gregory, Gulung Mardrulk, Gurindji, Jilkminggan, Kalkarindji, Limmen, Maranboy, Mataranka, Mcarthur, Miniyeri, Ngukurr, Nitmiluk, Nutwood Downs, Pellew Islands, Pigeon Hole, Robinson River, Sturt Plateau, Tanami East, Timber Creek, Top Springs, Uralla, Venn, Victoria River, Warumungu, Wilton and Yarralin.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 3,457 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 18,362 kWh per day, or 6,702 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $3,896.375 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $1,172,872.75 per year.

Arnold and 0852 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 4,691.4 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 39,095,000 km worth of car emissions.


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* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Arnold: Tanumbirini - approx. 38.8 km

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Arnold Demographics

Arnold and the postcode of 0852 has a total population of 7295 people, with a median age of 28 years. There are 2037 households in Arnold, with an average of 1.6 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 4 with a median income of 1331 per week per household.

About 16% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Arnold is $1517/month. By installing solar power in Arnold, the average household could save 21.4% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $183934 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 5.63% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Arnold is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Arnold

Arnold is a small town located in the Northern Territory of Australia, with a population of just over 5,000 people. The town is situated approximately 20km northeast of the city of Darwin, and is surrounded by beautiful natural scenery, including the Howard River Nature Reserve and the Marrakai Creek Wetlands. The town is also home to a number of historic landmarks, such as the Old Police Station and Courthouse, which dates back to the early 1900s.

Arnold is known for its tropical climate, with hot and humid summers and warm winters. The town enjoys an average of 8 hours of sunshine per day, making it an ideal location for solar power production. Solar installers in Arnold can take advantage of the town's high levels of sunshine to install solar panels that can generate significant amounts of renewable energy. With the right solar panel angle and orientation, homeowners and businesses in Arnold can benefit from solar yields that are among the highest in the country.

By installing solar energy systems in Arnold, residents and businesses can reduce their reliance on fossil fuels and help to mitigate the effects of climate change. Solar power is a clean and renewable source of energy that produces no greenhouse gas emissions, making it an environmentally friendly choice for those who are looking to reduce their carbon footprint. In addition, solar power can help to reduce energy bills and provide a reliable source of electricity, even in the event of power outages.

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