Solar Power Profile - Armstrong Beach, QLD 4737
More than 1643 homes in postcode 4737 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Armstrong Beach, Campwin Beach, Colston Park, Grasstree, Plane Creek West, Shinfield, Blue Mountain, Freshwater Point, Sarina, Sarina Beach, Sarina Range and Sunnyside.
In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 9,901 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 47,161 kWh per day, or 17,214 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $1,852.375 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $3,012,408.875 per year.
Armstrong Beach and 4737 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 12,566.22 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 104,718,500 km worth of car emissions.
Solar Power in Armstrong Beach
* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Armstrong Beach: Plane Creek Sugar Mill - approx. 7.7 km
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Community Solar Statistics - Armstrong Beach, 4737
Armstrong Beach Demographics
Armstrong Beach and the postcode of 4737 has a total population of 7362 people, with a median age of 41 years. There are 3365 households in Armstrong Beach, with an average of 0.8 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.6 with a median income of 1650 per week per household.
About 62% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Armstrong Beach is $1733/month. By installing solar power in Armstrong Beach, the average household could save 8.91% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $76545 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 2.16% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Armstrong Beach is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data
About Armstrong Beach
Armstrong Beach is a small coastal town located in the Mackay Region of Queensland, Australia. The town is known for its picturesque beaches, crystal-clear waters, and stunning views of the Coral Sea. Armstrong Beach is a popular destination for tourists and locals alike, with plenty of opportunities for swimming, fishing, boating, and other water-based activities.
With an average of 8 hours of sunshine per day and an average temperature of 25 degrees Celsius, Armstrong Beach is an ideal location for solar power generation. The town's coastal location also means that it benefits from the cooling sea breeze, which can help to keep solar panels at an optimal temperature for maximum efficiency. Local solar installers can advise on the best angle and orientation for solar panels, taking into account any potential shading issues.
By harnessing the power of the sun, Armstrong Beach residents can reduce their reliance on fossil fuels and contribute to a cleaner, greener future. Solar power is a renewable energy source that produces no emissions, making it an environmentally friendly choice. In addition, installing solar panels can help to reduce energy bills and increase the value of a property. With the help of local solar installers, Armstrong Beach residents can take advantage of the town's abundant sunshine and make the switch to solar power.