Solar Power Profile - Alberton, SA 5014

More than 2232 homes in postcode 5014 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Alberton, Albert Park, Cheltenham, Hendon, Queenstown and Royal Park.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 13,385 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 56,742 kWh per day, or 20,711 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 $3,624,395.25 per year.

Alberton and 5014 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 4,763.53 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 39,696,083 km worth of car emissions.


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Solar Power in Alberton

* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Alberton: Gillman Yard - approx. 1.4 km

Featured Solar Installers Servicing Alberton

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 - Alberton, 5014


Alberton Demographics

Alberton and the postcode of 5014 has a total population of 12022 people, with a median age of 41 years. There are 5709 households in Alberton, with an average of 0.8 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.3 with a median income of 1372 per week per household.

About 63% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Alberton is $1583/month. By installing solar power in Alberton, the average household could save 8.41% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $72240 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 2.24% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Alberton is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Alberton

Albert Park is a suburb located in the western part of Adelaide, South Australia. It is situated just 10 kilometres northwest of the city centre and is bordered by the suburbs of Alberton, Cheltenham, and Hendon. One of the most notable features of Albert Park is the Albert Park Reserve, a large recreational area that offers plenty of outdoor activities for visitors and locals alike. The reserve features a playground, walking trails, picnic areas, and sports facilities.

When it comes to solar power, Albert Park is an ideal location due to its high levels of sunshine throughout the year. The suburb experiences an average of 5.5 hours of sunlight per day, which is more than enough to generate a significant amount of solar energy. Additionally, the optimal solar panel angle for Albert Park is between 20 and 30 degrees, with a north-facing orientation. While there may be some potential shading issues due to nearby trees or buildings, a reputable solar installer can help to mitigate these issues and ensure maximum solar yields.

By installing solar energy systems in Albert Park, residents can benefit from reduced energy bills and a smaller carbon footprint. Solar power is a clean and renewable energy source that can help to reduce reliance on fossil fuels and combat climate change. Additionally, the Australian government offers various incentives and rebates for those who install solar panels, making it a cost-effective investment for homeowners and businesses alike.

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