Solar Power Profile - Applethorpe, QLD 4378

More than 127 homes in postcode 4378 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Applethorpe.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 708 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 3,102 kWh per day, or 1,132 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $1,533 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $198,140.25 per year.

Applethorpe and 4378 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 826.36 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 6,886,333 km worth of car emissions.


Solar Ranking

Postcode 4378


State Wide


Australia Wide

Solar Power in Applethorpe

* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Applethorpe: Applethorpe - approx. 1.4 km

Featured Solar Installers Servicing Applethorpe

Marsh Electrical

Stanthorpe, 4380

Uses Clean Energy Council Accredited Installers.

Electrical Worx Warwick

46 King Street, 4370

Uses Clean Energy Council Accredited Installers.

Solar Blessing

Stanthorpe, 4380

Clean Energy Council Approved Solar Retailer.

Saturn Electrical

Warwick, 4370

Uses Clean Energy Council Accredited Installers.

Community Solar Statistics - Applethorpe, 4378


Applethorpe Demographics

Applethorpe and the postcode of 4378 has a total population of 537 people, with a median age of 44 years. There are 223 households in Applethorpe, with an average of 0.9 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.7 with a median income of 1408 per week per household.

About 67% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Applethorpe is $1300/month. By installing solar power in Applethorpe, the average household could save 9.83% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $84447 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 Applethorpe is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Applethorpe

Located in the Southern Downs Region of Queensland, APPLETHORPE QLD 4378 is a charming town that is known for its scenic beauty and rich history. The town is situated at the foothills of the Great Dividing Range, making it an ideal location for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers. APPLETHORPE is surrounded by lush greenery, rolling hills, and stunning mountain ranges that offer breathtaking views.

One of the main attractions of APPLETHORPE is the Granite Belt, which is a popular wine region that boasts of some of the best vineyards in Australia. The region is also known for its fresh produce, including fruits, vegetables, and dairy products. Other popular attractions in the town include the Stanthorpe Heritage Museum, the Girraween National Park, and the Sundown National Park.

With an average of 300 sunny days per year, APPLETHORPE is an ideal location for solar power installation. The town receives abundant sunshine throughout the year, which makes it an excellent location for solar panel installation. Solar power is a renewable energy source that is not only environmentally friendly but also cost-effective. By installing solar panels, residents of APPLETHORPE can reduce their carbon footprint and save money on their energy bills. Solar installers in the town can help residents determine the optimal solar panel angle and orientation, as well as identify any potential shading issues that may affect solar yields.

Nearby Suburbs