Solar Power Profile - Alma, SA 5401

More than 186 homes in postcode 5401 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Alma, Hamley Bridge and Salter Springs.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 1,051 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 4,405 kWh per day, or 1,608 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $1,533 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $281,369.375 per year.

Alma and 5401 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 369.84 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 3,082,000 km worth of car emissions.


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Solar Power in Alma

* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Alma: Donaleen Rndsup - approx. 5.5 km

Featured Solar Installers Servicing Alma

Town & Country Solar

68A Adelaide Road, 5118

When the truth matters & quality counts.

Innovate Air & Electrical

71 Broadacres Drive, 5121

LG Solar Power Specialist & Authorised Solar Partner.

On-Point Energy Solutions

South Australia, 5113

Uses Clean Energy Council Accredited Installers.

Lower North Electrical

Balaklava, 5461

Uses Clean Energy Council Accredited Installers.

Community Solar Statistics - Alma, 5401


Alma Demographics

Alma and the postcode of 5401 has a total population of 756 people, with a median age of 45 years. There are 363 households in Alma, with an average of 0.8 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.5 with a median income of 1166 per week per household.

About 64% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Alma is $1018/month. By installing solar power in Alma, the average household could save 12.55% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $107841 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 2.53% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Alma is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Alma

ALMA SA 5401 is a small town located in the Mid North region of South Australia. The town is situated in a picturesque valley surrounded by the beautiful Flinders Ranges, making it an ideal location for outdoor enthusiasts. The town is also home to several historical landmarks, including the Alma Hotel, which was built in 1856 and is one of the oldest hotels in the region. Visitors can also explore the nearby Clare Valley wine region, which is famous for its world-class wines.

With over 300 sunny days per year, ALMA SA 5401 is an ideal location for solar power. The town receives an average of 8 hours of sunshine per day, making it one of the sunniest places in South Australia. Solar panels installed in ALMA SA 5401 have an optimal angle of 33 degrees and should face north to maximise solar yields. However, shading can be an issue in some areas, so it's important to work with experienced solar installers who can help you design a system that maximises your solar potential.

Investing in solar power in ALMA SA 5401 can provide numerous benefits, including reducing your carbon footprint, lowering your energy bills, and increasing the value of your property. By harnessing the power of the sun, you can generate clean, renewable energy that will help you save money and protect the environment. If you're interested in installing solar panels in ALMA SA 5401, be sure to work with a reputable solar installer who can help you design and install a system that meets your specific needs and maximises your solar potential.

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