Solar Power Profile - Alexandra, QLD 4740

More than 13581 homes in postcode 4740 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Alexandra, Bakers Creek, Half Tide Beach, Louisa Creek, Mackay Bc, Mackay Dc, Mackay East, Noorlah, Planella, Planland, Richanna Heights, Salonika Beach, Telina Heights, Timberlands, Wundaru, Yakapari, Alligator Creek, Andergrove, Bakers Creek, Balberra, Balnagowan, Beaconsfield, Belmunda, Blacks Beach, Caneland, Cape Hillsborough, Chelona, Coningsby, Cremorne, Dolphin Heads, Dumbleton, Dundula, Dunnrock, East Mackay, Eimeo, Erakala, Foulden, Glenella, Grasstree Beach, Habana, Haliday Bay, Hay Point, Homebush, Mackay, Mackay Caneland, Mackay Harbour, Mackay North, Mackay South, Mackay West, Mcewens Beach, Mount Jukes, Mount Pleasant, Munbura, Nindaroo, North Mackay, Ooralea, Paget, Racecourse, Richmond, Rosella, Rural View, Sandiford, Slade Point, South Mackay, Te Kowai, The Leap and West Mackay.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 88,237 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 426,594 kWh per day, or 155,707 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $1,980.125 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $27,248,691.75 per year.

Alexandra and 4740 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 113,666.11 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 947,217,583 km worth of car emissions.


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Postcode 4740


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Solar Power in Alexandra

* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Alexandra: Te Kowai Exp Stn - approx. 2.5 km

Featured Solar Installers Servicing Alexandra

Energy Base

19A Juliet Street, 4740

Batteries. Accessories. Solar. Electrical.

NQ Power Up Electrical

5 Industrial Street, 4740

Uses Clean Energy Council Accredited Installers.

Powerfast Electrical

Mackay, 4740

Uses Clean Energy Council Accredited Installers.

Solahart Mackay

32 Malcomson Street, 4740

Clean Energy Council Approved Solar Retailer.

Community Solar Statistics - Alexandra, 4740


Alexandra Demographics

Alexandra and the postcode of 4740 has a total population of 76289 people, with a median age of 38 years. There are 34155 households in Alexandra, with an average of 0.8 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.5 with a median income of 1839 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 Alexandra is $1733/month. By installing solar power in Alexandra, the average household could save 9.52% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $81824 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 2.07% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Alexandra is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Alexandra

Alexandra is a small town located in the Mackay Region of Queensland, Australia. It is situated on the banks of the Pioneer River and is surrounded by lush greenery and beautiful mountain ranges. The town has a rich history and is known for its friendly locals and laid-back atmosphere.

Alexandra is a great place to visit for those interested in outdoor activities. The town is home to several parks and reserves, including the Alexandra Park and Pioneer River, which offer great opportunities for hiking, cycling, and picnicking. Other popular attractions include the Eungella National Park, which is home to the famous Eungella Honeyeater, and the Finch Hatton Gorge, which offers stunning views of waterfalls and rock pools.

With its sunny climate and high levels of solar radiation, Alexandra is an ideal location for solar power. The town receives an average of 5.5 hours of sunshine per day, making it an excellent place to install solar panels. Solar installers in Alexandra can take advantage of the town's optimal solar panel angle and orientation, which can help to maximise solar yields. Additionally, the town's relatively low levels of shading make it an ideal location for solar power. By installing solar energy systems in Alexandra, residents and businesses can reduce their reliance on non-renewable energy sources and contribute to a more sustainable future.

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