Solar Power Profile - Adelaide, SA 5000

More than 1104 homes in postcode 5000 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Adelaide, Adelaide Bc, City West Campus, Halifax Street, Hutt Street, Parliament House, Rundle Mall, Station Arcade and Sturt Street.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 13,013 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 53,614 kWh per day, or 19,569 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $3,129.875 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $3,424,594.25 per year.

Adelaide and 5000 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 4,500.87 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 37,507,250 km worth of car emissions.


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Postcode 5000


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Solar Power in Adelaide

* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Adelaide: Charles Street - approx. 1.6 km

Featured Solar Installers Servicing Adelaide

Bright Earth Solar

132 Mooringe Avenue, 5037

Leading solar power system installers in South Australia.

Generate Energy

23 Ween Road, 5095

Providing Adelaide with energy efficiency solutions.

Pegasus Solar & Storage

22 Sussex Terrace, 5041

Solar & energy storage.

Venus Energy

109 Grange Road, 5009

Climate and energy solutions.

Community Solar Statistics - Adelaide, 5000


Adelaide Demographics

Adelaide and the postcode of 5000 has a total population of 14617 people, with a median age of 31 years. There are 10257 households in Adelaide, with an average of 1 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 1.8 with a median income of 1365 per week per household.

About 26% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Adelaide is $1733/month. By installing solar power in Adelaide, the average household could save 15.05% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $129335 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 4.41% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Adelaide is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Adelaide

Adelaide, SA 5000 is the capital city of South Australia and is located on the Adelaide Plains between the Gulf St Vincent and the Mount Lofty Ranges. The city is known for its vibrant culture, stunning architecture, and beautiful parks and gardens. Some of the top attractions in Adelaide include the Adelaide Botanic Garden, Adelaide Oval, and Glenelg Beach.

Adelaide enjoys a Mediterranean climate with long, hot summers and mild winters. The city receives an average of 2,800 hours of sunshine per year, making it an ideal location for solar power. Solar installers in Adelaide can take advantage of the high solar yields by installing solar panels at the optimal angle and orientation to maximise energy production. Shading issues can be minimised by carefully selecting the location of the solar panels.

The benefits of solar power in Adelaide are numerous. By installing solar energy systems, residents and businesses can reduce their reliance on fossil fuels and lower their carbon footprint. In addition, solar power can help to reduce energy costs and provide a reliable source of electricity. With the high levels of sunshine in Adelaide, solar power is an excellent investment for those looking to save money and reduce their environmental impact.

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