Solar Power Profile - Acland, QLD 4401
More than 1043 homes in postcode 4401 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Acland, Kings Siding, Aubigny, Balgowan, Biddeston, Boodua, Devon Park, Greenwood, Highland Plains, Kelvinhaugh, Mount Irving, Muldu, Oakey, Rosalie Plains, Sabine, Silverleigh and Yargullen.
In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 6,120 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 28,131 kWh per day, or 10,268 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $1,724.625 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $1,796,867.625 per year.
Acland and 4401 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 7,495.64 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 62,463,667 km worth of car emissions.
Solar Power in Acland
* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Acland: Acland Post Office - approx. 3.2 km
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Community Solar Statistics - Acland, 4401
Acland and the postcode of 4401 has a total population of 5256 people, with a median age of 41 years. There are 2261 households in Acland, with an average of 0.8 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.5 with a median income of 1291 per week per household.
About 58% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Acland is $1300/month. By installing solar power in Acland, the average household could save 11.06% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $95003 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 2.57% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Acland is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data
Located in the Darling Downs region of Queensland, Acland is a small town with a population of just over 300 people. The town is situated approximately 150km west of Brisbane and is known for its rich agricultural history and natural beauty. One of the main attractions in Acland is the Acland Coal Mine, which has been in operation since the late 1800s. Additionally, visitors can enjoy hiking in the nearby Toowoomba Range and exploring the local flora and fauna.
Acland experiences a warm and temperate climate, with an average temperature of 22°C. The town receives an average of 9 hours of sunshine per day, making it an ideal location for solar power. Solar installers in Acland can take advantage of the town's optimal solar panel angle and orientation to maximize solar yields. However, potential shading issues should be taken into consideration when installing solar panels.
By harnessing the power of the sun, Acland can reduce its reliance on non-renewable energy sources and contribute to a more sustainable future. Solar power is a clean and renewable energy source that can help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and combat climate change. Additionally, installing solar panels can save homeowners and businesses money on their energy bills in the long run. With its abundant sunshine and optimal solar conditions, Acland is a prime location for solar power and a great opportunity for solar installers to make a positive impact on the environment and the local community.