Solar Power Profile - Amata, SA 0872

More than 257 homes in postcode 0872 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Amata, Amata, Aherrenge, Ali Curung, Alice Springs, Amoonguna, Antewenegerrde, Areyonga, Ayers Rock, Docker River, Erldunda, Ernabella, Ernabella (pukatja), Finke, Fregon, Gibson Desert North, Haasts Bluff, Imampa, Indulkana, Indulkana (iwantja), Jay Creek, Kings Creek Station, Kintore, Macdonnell Range, Mulga Bore, Murputja Homelands, Pitjantjatjara Homelands, Santa Teresa, Telegraph Station, Thangkenharenge, Ti Tree, Uluru, Umpangara, Urapuntja, Wanarn, Warakurna, Willowra, Yuelamu, Yuendumu, Yulara, Ampilatwatja, Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara, Anatye, Anmatjere, Atitjere, Ayers Range South, Barrow Creek, Burt Plain, Canteen Creek, Chilla Well, Costello, Davenport, De Rose Hill, Engawala, Ghan, Gibson Desert South, Hale, Hart, Hart Range, Hermannsburg, Hugh, Imanpa, Ininti Store, Irrunytju, Iwantja, Kalka, Kaltjiti, Kaltukatjara, Kanpa, Kanpi, Kiwirrkurra, Kulgera, Kunparrka, Lake Mackay, Lambina, Laramba, Mantamaru, Mereenie, Mimili, Mount Liebig, Mount Zeil, Murputja, Mutitjulu, Namatjira, Napperby Station, Ngaanyatjarra-giles, Nyapari, Nyirripi, Papulankutja, Papunya, Patjarr, Petermann, Pipalyatjara, Pukatja, Sandover, Simpson, Tanami, Tara, Tieyon, Titjikala, Tjirrkarli, Tjukurla, Umuwa, Wallace Rockhole, Watarru, Watinuma, Wilora, Wingellina, Wutunugurra and Yunyarinyi.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 3,507 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 18,042 kWh per day, or 6,585 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $4,471.25 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $1,152,432.75 per year.

Amata and 0872 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 1,514.55 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 12,621,250 km worth of car emissions.


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* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Amata: Mount Ebenezer - approx. 12 km

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Amata Demographics

Amata and the postcode of 0872 has a total population of 12789 people, with a median age of 29 years. There are 4476 households in Amata, with an average of 1.4 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 3.6 with a median income of 1213 per week per household.

About 3% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Amata is $498/month. By installing solar power in Amata, the average household could save 74.82% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $642965 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 7.09% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Amata is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Amata

Aherrenge is a remote town located in the Northern Territory of Australia, with a population of around 400 people. The town is situated approximately 135km north-east of Alice Springs and is surrounded by the picturesque landscapes of the MacDonnell Ranges. Visitors to the area can enjoy hiking and exploring the nearby mountain ranges, as well as learning about the local culture and history at the nearby Arltunga Historical Reserve.

When it comes to solar power, Aherrenge is an ideal location due to its high levels of sunshine and clear skies. The town experiences an average of 300 sunny days per year, making it an excellent location for solar panel installation. Additionally, the town's remote location means that it is not connected to the main power grid, making solar power a cost-effective and reliable source of energy for residents and businesses in the area. Solar installers in Aherrenge can take advantage of the town's optimal solar panel angle and orientation, as well as the lack of shading issues, to provide high solar yields and efficient solar power systems.

Investing in solar power in Aherrenge has numerous benefits, including reducing reliance on fossil fuels, lowering electricity bills, and reducing carbon emissions. By harnessing the power of the sun, residents and businesses in Aherrenge can enjoy a sustainable and environmentally friendly source of energy that is both cost-effective and reliable.

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