Solar Power Profile - Arumbera, NT 0873

More than 156 homes in postcode 0873 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Arumbera, Amoonguna, Connellan, Heavitree Gap Cpa, Ilparpa, Kilgariff and Ross.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 1,188 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 6,252 kWh per day, or 2,282 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $2,555 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $399,346.5 per year.

Arumbera and 0873 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 1,597.4 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 13,311,667 km worth of car emissions.


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Solar Power in Arumbera

* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Arumbera: Alice Springs Airport - approx. 3.6 km

Featured Solar Installers Servicing Arumbera

Sean Heenan Electrical

Alice Springs, 870

Uses Clean Energy Council Accredited Installers.

TDC Refrigeration

21 Ghan Road, 0871

Uses Clean Energy Council Accredited Installers.


13 Whittaker Street, 0870

Uses Clean Energy Council Accredited Installers.

Ogden Power

Alice Springs, 870

Uses Clean Energy Council Accredited Installers.

Community Solar Statistics - Arumbera, 0873


Arumbera Demographics

Arumbera and the postcode of 0873 has a total population of 2210 people, with a median age of 40 years. There are 912 households in Arumbera, with an average of 1 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.6 with a median income of 1783 per week per household.

About 50% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Arumbera is $2303/month. By installing solar power in Arumbera, the average household could save 9.25% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $79448 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 2.76% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Arumbera is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Arumbera

Amoonguna is a small town located in the Northern Territory of Australia. The town is situated approximately 20 kilometers southeast of Alice Springs, and it is home to a population of around 300 people. Despite its small size, Amoonguna has a number of features and attractions that make it an interesting place to visit.

One of the main attractions of Amoonguna is its proximity to the beautiful MacDonnell Ranges. These mountain ranges are a popular destination for hikers and nature enthusiasts, and they offer stunning views of the surrounding landscape. Additionally, Amoonguna is known for its rich Aboriginal culture, and visitors can learn about the local traditions and customs at the nearby cultural center.

With its location in the Northern Territory, Amoonguna enjoys an abundance of sunshine throughout the year. This makes it an ideal location for solar power generation, and many residents and businesses in the area have already installed solar panels on their properties. Solar power is a clean and renewable source of energy, and it can help to reduce the town's reliance on fossil fuels. Additionally, installing solar panels can help to reduce energy costs and provide a reliable source of electricity, even in remote areas.

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