Solar Power Profile - Allendale East, SA 5291

More than 1714 homes in postcode 5291 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Allendale East, Mil Lel, Blackfellows Caves, Burrungule, Canunda, Cape Douglas, Caroline, Carpenter Rocks, Caveton, Compton, Dismal Swamp, Donovans, Eight Mile Creek, German Creek, Glenburnie, Glencoe, Glencoe West, Kongorong, Mil-lel, Mingbool, Moorak, Mount Gambier, Mount Gambier East, Mount Gambier West, Mount Schank, Nene Valley, O B Flat, Ob Flat, Pelican Point, Port Macdonnell, Racecourse Bay, Square Mile, Suttontown, Wandilo, Worrolong, Wye and Yahl.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 12,522 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 46,523 kWh per day, or 16,981 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $1,724.625 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $2,971,656.625 per year.

Allendale East and 5291 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 3,905.63 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 32,546,917 km worth of car emissions.


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Solar Power in Allendale East

* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Allendale East: Cape Northumberland - approx. 7.1 km

Featured Solar Installers Servicing Allendale East

Phase Electrical & Energy Solutions

1 Bodey Street, 5290

Uses Clean Energy Council Accredited Installers.

eSmart Electrical

43 Saleyards Road, 5280

Uses Clean Energy Council Accredited Installers.

O'Brien Electrical Mount Gambier

18 Calula Drive, 5291

LG Solar Power Specialist & Authorised Solar Partner.

Crouch Electrical

Mount Gambier, 5290

Uses Clean Energy Council Accredited Installers.

Community Solar Statistics - Allendale East, 5291


Allendale East Demographics

Allendale East and the postcode of 5291 has a total population of 8599 people, with a median age of 43 years. There are 3992 households in Allendale East, with an average of 0.8 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.7 with a median income of 1861 per week per household.

About 70% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Allendale East is $1458/month. By installing solar power in Allendale East, the average household could save 9.86% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $84708 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 Allendale East is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Allendale East

Allendale East is a charming town located in the southeastern region of South Australia, with a population of around 500 people. The town is situated in a picturesque location, surrounded by lush greenery and rolling hills. Allendale East is known for its rich history and heritage, with many historic buildings and landmarks located throughout the town. Visitors can explore the Allendale East Railway Station, which is a popular attraction for tourists. The town also has a number of local shops, cafes, and restaurants, making it a great place to visit for a day trip or weekend getaway.

When it comes to solar power, Allendale East is an ideal location due to its high levels of sunshine throughout the year. The town experiences an average of 7 hours of sunshine per day, making it an excellent location for solar panel installation. Solar power is a great way to reduce your carbon footprint and save money on your energy bills. By installing solar panels on your property in Allendale East, you can take advantage of the town's optimal solar panel angle and orientation, which can help to maximise your solar yields. Additionally, there are a number of solar installers located in the area who can help you to install and maintain your solar panels.

Overall, Allendale East is a great location for those who are interested in solar power and renewable energy. With its high levels of sunshine and ideal solar panel orientation, the town is an excellent place to install solar panels and reduce your carbon footprint. Whether you're a homeowner or a business owner, there are plenty of benefits to be gained from investing in solar power in Allendale East.

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