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Solar Power Profile - Currajong, QLD 4812

More than 3212 homes in postcode 4812 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Currajong, Rising Sun, Gulliver, Hermit Park, Hyde Park, Hyde Park Castletown, Mundingburra, Mysterton, Pimlico and Rosslea.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 20,864 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 104,845 kWh per day, or 38,268 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $2,107.875 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $6,696,974.375 per year.

Currajong and 4812 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 27,935.64 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 232,797,000 km worth of car emissions.


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Solar Power in Currajong

* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Currajong: Townsville Aero Comparison - approx. 3.4 km

Featured Solar Installers Servicing Currajong

True North Solar

22 Hills Street, 4814

Townsville's clean energy specialists.

On Point Solar & Electrical

North Ward, 4810

Electrical, Solar & Air-Conditioning.

Barra Electrical

13 Gurney Street, 4814

Your trusted Townsville solar installers.

Horan & Bird

144 Charters Towers Road, 4812

Clean Energy Council Approved Solar Retailer.

Community Solar Statistics - Currajong, 4812


Currajong Demographics

Currajong and the postcode of 4812 has a total population of 17025 people, with a median age of 39 years. There are 8979 households in Currajong, with an average of 0.8 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.2 with a median income of 1352 per week per household.

About 47% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Currajong is $1400/month. By installing solar power in Currajong, the average household could save 12.55% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $107821 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 3% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Currajong is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Currajong

CURRAJONG QLD 4812 is a suburb located in the city of Townsville, Queensland, Australia. The suburb is situated just 6 kilometers away from the city center and is known for its peaceful and quiet atmosphere, making it a great place to live. Currajong is a residential suburb with a mix of old and new homes, and it has a range of amenities such as schools, parks, and shopping centers.

Currajong has an ideal climate for solar power, with an average of 8 hours of sunshine per day. The optimal angle for solar panels in Currajong is around 23 degrees, and the best orientation is north-facing. However, shading can be an issue in some parts of the suburb, so it's important to have a professional solar installer assess your property to determine the best location for your solar panels.

Installing solar power in Currajong can bring many benefits, including reduced electricity bills, lower carbon emissions, and increased property value. With the help of a reputable solar installer, homeowners can take advantage of the abundant sunshine in Currajong and produce their own clean and renewable energy. By investing in solar power, residents of Currajong can contribute to a more sustainable future while enjoying the many benefits of solar energy.

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