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Solar Power Profile - Gilston, QLD 4211

More than 13446 homes in postcode 4211 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Gilston, Latimer, Nerang Bc, Nerang Dc, Pindari Hills, Advancetown, Beechmont, Binna Burra, Carrara, Clagiraba, Gaven, Highland Park, Lower Beechmont, Mount Nathan, Natural Bridge, Nerang, Numinbah Valley, Pacific Pines and Southern Lamington.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 77,777 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 335,273 kWh per day, or 122,375 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $1,596.875 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $21,415,562.875 per year.

Gilston and 4211 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 89,333.75 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 744,447,917 km worth of car emissions.


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Solar Power in Gilston

* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Gilston: Nerang Gilston Rd - approx. 2.4 km

Featured Solar Installers Servicing Gilston

Static Solar & Electrical

McAuleys Road, 2486

Clean Energy Council Approved Solar Retailer.

Solar Uptime

41 Activity Crescent, 4214

More power to you.

NG Solar

Oxenford, 4210

We are local electricians that live on the Gold Coast.

GFE Group

Suite 8/43 Tallebudgera Creek Road, 4220

Energy saving solutions.

Community Solar Statistics - Gilston, 4211


Gilston Demographics

Gilston and the postcode of 4211 has a total population of 59629 people, with a median age of 39 years. There are 23261 households in Gilston, with an average of 0.8 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.7 with a median income of 1727 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 Gilston is $1907/month. By installing solar power in Gilston, the average household could save 6.98% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $59966 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 1.78% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Gilston is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Gilston

Advancetown is a small town located in the Gold Coast hinterland, Queensland, Australia. The town is known for its natural beauty, with lush rainforests and stunning mountain ranges surrounding the area. One of the most popular attractions in Advancetown is the Hinze Dam, which offers a range of recreational activities such as fishing, boating, and picnicking. Another popular attraction is the Tamborine Rainforest Skywalk, a 1.5km walk through the rainforest canopy.

Advancetown has a subtropical climate with an average of 245 sunny days per year, making it an ideal location for solar power. The optimal angle for solar panels in Advancetown is between 20 and 30 degrees, facing north to maximise solar yield. However, shading can be an issue in some areas, so it's important to consult with a professional solar installer to ensure the best results.

Installing solar energy in Advancetown offers a range of benefits, including reduced energy costs, increased property value, and a reduced carbon footprint. With the abundance of sunshine in the area, solar power is a smart investment for both residential and commercial properties. By harnessing the power of the sun, Advancetown residents can enjoy clean, renewable energy while also contributing to a more sustainable future.

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