Solar Power Profile - Altona, SA 5351

More than 1661 homes in postcode 5351 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Altona, Barossa Goldfields, Cockatoo Valley, Lyndoch, Mount Crawford, Pewsey Vale and Williamstown.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 9,176 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 38,026 kWh per day, or 13,879 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $1,469.125 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $2,428,910.75 per year.

Altona and 5351 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 3,192.17 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 26,601,417 km worth of car emissions.


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Solar Power in Altona

* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Altona: Lyndoch - approx. 3.9 km

Featured Solar Installers Servicing Altona

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 - Altona, 5351


Altona Demographics

Altona and the postcode of 5351 has a total population of 5870 people, with a median age of 43 years. There are 2383 households in Altona, with an average of 0.8 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.7 with a median income of 1786 per week per household.

About 80% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Altona is $1517/month. By installing solar power in Altona, the average household could save 8.07% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $69352 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 1.58% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Altona is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Altona

Altona SA 5351 is a charming town located in the Adelaide Hills region of South Australia. The town is surrounded by picturesque landscapes and stunning mountain ranges, such as the Mount Lofty Ranges, which offer breathtaking views and a variety of outdoor activities such as hiking, camping, and mountain biking. Altona is also home to several historic sites, including the Altona Mining Museum and the Altona Homestead, which provide visitors with a glimpse into the town's rich history.

With over 300 sunny days per year, Altona is an ideal location for solar power. The town's high solar irradiance levels and optimal solar panel orientation and angle make it an attractive destination for solar installers and renewable energy enthusiasts. Additionally, Altona's minimal shading issues and high solar yields make it a prime location for solar power production.

Investing in solar energy in Altona can provide numerous benefits, including reduced energy costs, increased energy independence, and a reduced carbon footprint. Solar power can also increase the value of your property and provide a reliable source of energy, even during power outages. By harnessing the power of the sun, Altona residents can contribute to a more sustainable future while enjoying the many benefits of solar energy.

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