Solar Power Profile - Garbutt, QLD 4814

More than 8592 homes in postcode 4814 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Garbutt, Aitkenvale Bc, Garbutt Bc, Thuringowa Dc, Aitkenvale, Annandale, Cranbrook, Douglas, Garbutt East, Heatley, Mount Louisa, Murray and Vincent.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 51,415 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 258,368 kWh per day, or 94,304 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $1,916.25 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $16,503,256 per year.

Garbutt and 4814 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 68,841.92 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 573,682,667 km worth of car emissions.


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Solar Power in Garbutt

* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Garbutt: Townsville Aero Comparison - approx. 2 km

Featured Solar Installers Servicing Garbutt

True North Solar

22 Hills Street, 4814

Townsville's clean energy specialists.

On Point Solar & Electrical

North Ward, 4810

Electrical, Solar & Air-Conditioning.

Tropical Energy Solutions

1 Carse Street, 4812

Clean Energy Council Approved Solar Retailer.

Rabig Electrical

Deeragun, 4818

Power your future with solar energy

Community Solar Statistics - Garbutt, 4814


Garbutt Demographics

Garbutt and the postcode of 4814 has a total population of 40630 people, with a median age of 34 years. There are 17274 households in Garbutt, with an average of 0.8 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.6 with a median income of 1717 per week per household.

About 55% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Garbutt is $1515/month. By installing solar power in Garbutt, the average household could save 10.54% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $90579 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 2.15% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Garbutt is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Garbutt

Aitkenvale is a suburb located in the city of Townsville, Queensland, Australia. It is situated just 7 kilometers away from the central business district of Townsville, making it a convenient location for residents and visitors alike. One of the main features of Aitkenvale is its bustling commercial district, which includes several shopping centers, restaurants, and cafes. The suburb is also home to several parks and recreational areas, such as the Rossiter Park and the Riverway complex, which offer plenty of outdoor activities for families and individuals.

AITKENVALE QLD 4814 enjoys a tropical savanna climate, with hot summers and warm winters. The suburb experiences an average of 320 days of sunshine per year, making it an ideal location for solar power production. With the right solar panel angle and orientation, residents and businesses in Aitkenvale can benefit from high solar yields and significant savings on their energy bills. Solar installers in the area can help property owners design and install solar energy systems that are tailored to their specific needs and requirements.

The benefits of solar power in Aitkenvale are numerous. By producing their own renewable energy, residents and businesses can reduce their reliance on traditional energy sources and lower their carbon footprint. Solar power can also provide a reliable source of energy during power outages and emergencies, ensuring that critical systems and appliances remain operational. With the help of experienced solar installers in Aitkenvale, property owners can take advantage of the abundant sunshine in the area and enjoy the many benefits of solar power.

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