Solar Power Profile - Aeroglen, QLD 4870

More than 10255 homes in postcode 4870 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Aeroglen, Cairns City, Cairns Dc, Cairns Mc, Cairns Mcleod Street, Earlville Bc, Lake Morris, Mackinnon, Martynvale, Barron Gorge, Brinsmead, Bungalow, Cairns, Cairns Central, Cairns North, Cairns Orchid Plaza, Earlville, Edge Hill, Freshwater, Kamerunga, Kanimbla, Lamb Range, Manoora, Manunda, Mooroobool, North Cairns, Parramatta Park, Portsmith, Redlynch, Stratford, Westcourt and Whitfield.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 72,276 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 335,658 kWh per day, or 122,515 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $2,107.875 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $21,440,154.75 per year.

Aeroglen and 4870 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 89,435.95 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 745,299,583 km worth of car emissions.


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Solar Power in Aeroglen

* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Aeroglen: Cairns Aero - approx. 1.2 km

Featured Solar Installers Servicing Aeroglen

Go Green Energy

Redlynch, 4870

Solar power experts for the Cairns region.

Replenishable Energy

29 Hartley Street, 4870

Cairns Solar PV Specialists.

De Rose Electrical

Mooroobool, 4870

Uses Clean Energy Council Accredited Installers.

Galactic Solar Solutions

41 Treetop Drive, 4868

Uses Clean Energy Council Accredited Installers.

Community Solar Statistics - Aeroglen, 4870


Aeroglen Demographics

Aeroglen and the postcode of 4870 has a total population of 64086 people, with a median age of 39 years. There are 30413 households in Aeroglen, with an average of 0.8 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.4 with a median income of 1510 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 Aeroglen is $1600/month. By installing solar power in Aeroglen, the average household could save 10.98% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $94344 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 2.68% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Aeroglen is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Aeroglen

Aeroglen is a suburb located in Cairns, Queensland, Australia. It is situated just 4.5 km from Cairns City and is known for its lush greenery and scenic beauty. The town is surrounded by several mountain ranges including the Great Dividing Range, which provides a stunning backdrop for the town. Aeroglen is a great place to visit for those who love nature and adventure.

With an average of 7.5 hours of sunshine per day, Aeroglen is an ideal location for solar power. The town experiences a tropical climate with hot summers and mild winters. The optimal angle for solar panels in Aeroglen is around 23 degrees, facing north. While shading can be an issue in some areas, a professional solar installer can help you find the best location for your solar panels.

Installing solar energy in Aeroglen can provide a range of benefits, including lower electricity bills, reduced carbon footprint, and increased home value. With the abundance of sunshine in the region, solar power can be a reliable and cost-effective source of renewable energy. By choosing a reputable solar installer in Aeroglen, you can ensure that your solar panels are installed correctly and efficiently, maximizing your solar yield and saving you money in the long run.

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