Solar Power Profile - American Beach, SA 5222

More than 300 homes in postcode 5222 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of American Beach, Antechamber Bay, Baudin Beach, Brown Beach, Browns Beach, Cuttlefish Bay, Dudley East, Dudley West, Hungerford, Ironstone, Island Beach, Kangaroo Head, Pelican Lagoon, Penneshaw, Porky Flat, Sapphiretown, Willoughby and Willson River.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 1,366 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 5,239 kWh per day, or 1,912 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $1,085.875 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $334,641.125 per year.

American Beach and 5222 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 439.76 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 3,664,667 km worth of car emissions.


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* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to American Beach: Penneshaw - approx. 7.2 km

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American Beach Demographics

American Beach and the postcode of 5222 has a total population of 575 people, with a median age of 56 years. There are 658 households in American Beach, with an average of 0.7 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2 with a median income of 1004 per week per household.

About 35% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in American Beach is $1053/month. By installing solar power in American Beach, the average household could save 8.59% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $73848 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 2.08% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in American Beach is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About American Beach

Located in the southern coast of Australia, American Beach is a small town in South Australia's Fleurieu Peninsula. The town is known for its pristine beaches and crystal-clear waters, making it a popular destination for swimming, surfing, and fishing. American Beach is also home to a variety of local wildlife, including kangaroos, wallabies, and echidnas.

With an average of 8 hours of sunshine per day, American Beach is an ideal location for solar power production. The town's sunny weather and lack of shading issues make it a prime spot for solar panel installation. Solar power is an excellent way for American Beach residents to reduce their carbon footprint and save money on their energy bills. By installing solar panels, residents can take advantage of the town's abundant sunshine and produce their own renewable energy.

For those interested in solar power installation, there are several reputable solar installers operating in and around American Beach. These companies can help residents design and install a solar panel system that is tailored to their specific needs and budget. With the help of these professionals, American Beach residents can start producing their own clean energy and contributing to a more sustainable future.

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