Solar Power Profile - Aratula, QLD 4309

More than 841 homes in postcode 4309 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Aratula, Charlwood, Clumber, Fassifern, Fassifern Valley, Frazerview, Kalbar, Kents Lagoon, Kulgun, Milora, Moogerah, Morwincha, Mount Edwards, Munbilla, Obum Obum, Tarome, Teviotville and Washpool.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 5,160 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 22,736 kWh per day, or 8,299 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 $1,452,262 per year.

Aratula and 4309 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 6,058.27 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 50,485,583 km worth of car emissions.


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Solar Power in Aratula

* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Aratula: Aratula Elizabeth St - approx. 165 m

Featured Solar Installers Servicing Aratula

Energy Partners

806 Beaudesert Road, 4108

Uses Clean Energy Council Accredited Installers.


Parkinson, 4115

Uses Clean Energy Council Accredited Installers.

Enlighten Electrical Contracting

1472 Boundary Road, 4076

Uses Clean Energy Council Accredited Installers.

Ryde Energy

315-323 Crowson Lane, 4124

Uses Clean Energy Council Accredited Installers.

Community Solar Statistics - Aratula, 4309


Aratula Demographics

Aratula and the postcode of 4309 has a total population of 3090 people, with a median age of 45 years. There are 1379 households in Aratula, with an average of 0.8 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.5 with a median income of 1368 per week per household.

About 72% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Aratula is $1517/month. By installing solar power in Aratula, the average household could save 9.47% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $81414 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 2.42% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Aratula is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Aratula

Aratula is a small town located in the Scenic Rim Region of Queensland, Australia. It is situated approximately 90 kilometres southwest of Brisbane and 15 kilometres east of Cunninghams Gap. The town is surrounded by stunning mountain ranges, including the Main Range, Moogerah Peaks and Mount French, making it a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts.

With its sunny climate, Aratula is an ideal location for solar power. The town experiences an average of 5.5 hours of sunshine per day, with the highest levels of solar radiation occurring between October and March. Solar power is a clean and renewable energy source that can help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and lower electricity bills for households and businesses in Aratula. By installing solar panels on their roofs, residents can take advantage of the town's abundant sunshine and generate their own electricity.

If you're looking for solar installers in Aratula, there are several companies that can help you design and install a solar power system that meets your needs. These include Solar Power Direct, Solahart and Sunboost. When choosing a solar installer, it's important to consider factors such as experience, reputation and customer service. A reputable solar installer will be able to advise you on the optimal angle and orientation for your solar panels, as well as any potential shading issues that may affect your solar yields.

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