Solar Power Profile - Andrews Farm, SA 5114
More than 7440 homes in postcode 5114 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Andrews Farm, Smithfield West, Blakeview, Craigmore, Gould Creek, Humbug Scrub, One Tree Hill, Sampson Flat, Smithfield, Smithfield Plains, Uleybury and Yattalunga.
In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 39,032 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 162,677 kWh per day, or 59,377 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $1,405.25 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $10,390,993.375 per year.
Andrews Farm and 5114 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 13,656.71 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 113,805,917 km worth of car emissions.
Solar Power in Andrews Farm
* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Andrews Farm: Smithfield - approx. 2.6 km
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Community Solar Statistics - Andrews Farm, 5114
Andrews Farm Demographics
Andrews Farm and the postcode of 5114 has a total population of 34981 people, with a median age of 33 years. There are 13291 households in Andrews Farm, with an average of 0.8 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.8 with a median income of 1481 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 Andrews Farm is $1300/month. By installing solar power in Andrews Farm, the average household could save 9.01% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $77410 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 1.82% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Andrews Farm is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data
About Andrews Farm
Andrews Farm is a suburb located in the northern region of Adelaide, South Australia. It is situated 28 kilometers away from the central business district of Adelaide and is known for its peaceful residential areas and beautiful parks. The suburb is home to several schools, including Andrews Farm Community Preschool and Andrews Farm Primary School. It also has a medical center, a supermarket, and a few cafes and restaurants.
With an average of 5.8 hours of sunshine per day, Andrews Farm has great potential for solar power. Solar installers in the area can take advantage of the optimal solar panel angle and orientation, which is facing north at an angle of 30-35 degrees. However, shading issues may arise due to the presence of trees or nearby buildings. Despite this, the suburb's weather conditions make it an ideal location for solar panel installation.
Installing solar energy in Andrews Farm can provide numerous benefits, including reducing electricity bills and decreasing carbon footprint. Homeowners can take advantage of the South Australian government's Home Battery Scheme, which offers subsidies for solar battery installation. By investing in renewable energy, residents can also contribute to the state's goal of achieving net-zero emissions by 2050.