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Solar Power Profile - Alton Downs, QLD 4702

More than 5648 homes in postcode 4702 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Alton Downs, Anakie Siding, Arcturus, Bogantungan, Carnarvon Park, Central Queensland Mc, Cheeseborough, Comet, Dundula Creek, Gordonstone, Humboldt, Rannes, Rewan, Sapphire Central, Togara, Withersfield, Yalleroi, Alberta, Alsace, Anakie, Argoon, Balcomba, Banana, Baralaba, Barnard, Bingegang, Blackdown, Bluff, Boolburra, Bouldercombe, Bushley, Canal Creek, Canoona, Cawarral, Consuelo, Coomoo, Coorooman, Coorumbene, Coowonga, Dalma, Dingo, Dixalea, Dululu, Dumpy Creek, Etna Creek, Fernlees, Gainsford, Garnant, Gemfields, Gindie, Glenroy, Gogango, Goomally, Goovigen, Goowarra, Gracemere, Jambin, Jardine, Jellinbah, Joskeleigh, Kabra, Kalapa, Keppel Sands, Kokotungo, Kunwarara, Lowesby, Mackenzie, Marmor, Midgee, Milman, Mimosa, Moonmera, Morinish, Morinish South, Mount Chalmers, Nine Mile, Parkhurst, Pheasant Creek, Pink Lily, Plum Tree, Ridgelands, Rolleston, Rossmoya, Rubyvale, Sapphire, Shoalwater, Smoky Creek, South Yaamba, Stanage, Stanwell, Stewarton, Tarramba, The Caves, The Gemfields, Thompson Point, Tungamull, Ulogie, Wallaroo, Westwood, Willows, Willows Gemfields, Woolein, Wooroona, Wowan, Wycarbah and Yaraka.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 33,667 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 159,562 kWh per day, or 58,240 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $1,788.5 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $10,192,022.75 per year.

Alton Downs and 4702 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 42,515.2 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 354,293,333 km worth of car emissions.


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Solar Power in Alton Downs

* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Alton Downs: Belmont Agforce - approx. 7.9 km

Featured Solar Installers Servicing Alton Downs

EcoSmart Solar

256 Denison Street, 4700

We design, install, monitor & maintain.

Dumac Engineering

24 24 Arlott St, 4702

Powering your future with sustainable solar solutions

Solahart Rockhampton

299 Richardson Road, 4701

Invest in a brighter future with Solahart Rockhampton

CRM CQ Solar

54 Tanby Road, 4703

Power your home with the sun's energy

Community Solar Statistics - Alton Downs, 4702


Alton Downs Demographics

Alton Downs and the postcode of 4702 has a total population of 25902 people, with a median age of 37 years. There are 11695 households in Alton Downs, with an average of 0.8 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.7 with a median income of 1649 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 Alton Downs is $1560/month. By installing solar power in Alton Downs, the average household could save 9.55% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $82102 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 2.09% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Alton Downs is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Alton Downs

Alberta is a small town located in the Central Queensland region of Australia. Despite its small size, it is a popular tourist destination due to its stunning natural beauty and unique attractions. The town is surrounded by the stunning Mount Morgan Range, which provides a picturesque backdrop for the town.

Alberta is blessed with an abundance of sunshine, with an average of 300 sunny days per year. This makes it an ideal location for solar power production. With the help of solar installers, residents and businesses in Alberta can take advantage of this abundant sunshine to generate their own clean, renewable energy. Solar panels should be installed at an optimal angle and orientation to maximize solar yields and avoid potential shading issues.

Installing solar energy systems in Alberta has many benefits, including reducing electricity bills, reducing carbon emissions, and increasing energy independence. By producing their own solar power, residents and businesses in Alberta can also contribute to a more sustainable future for the town and the planet as a whole.

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