Solar Power Profile - Appila, SA 5480

More than 294 homes in postcode 5480 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Appila, Laura and Stone Hut.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 1,592 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 6,975 kWh per day, or 2,546 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 $445,528.125 per year.

Appila and 5480 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 585.58 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 4,879,833 km worth of car emissions.


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Solar Power in Appila

* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Appila: Appila - approx. 2.1 km

Featured Solar Installers Servicing Appila

O'Dea Solar & Electrical

508 Goyder Highway, 5523

LG Solar Power Specialist & Authorised Solar Partner.

Dan The Solar Man

85 Esmond Road, 5540

Clean Energy Council Approved Solar Retailer.

Allpulse Electrical

Laura, 5480

Clean Energy Council Approved Solar Retailer.

Aussie Farmers Group

197 Wirrabara-Appila Road, 5481

Clean Energy Council Approved Solar Retailer.

Community Solar Statistics - Appila, 5480


Appila Demographics

Appila and the postcode of 5480 has a total population of 805 people, with a median age of 49 years. There are 433 households in Appila, with an average of 0.7 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.3 with a median income of 1034 per week per household.

About 63% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Appila is $867/month. By installing solar power in Appila, the average household could save 14.73% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $126622 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 2.85% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Appila is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Appila

APPILA SA 5480 is a charming town located in the Mid North region of South Australia. The town boasts of a rich history and culture, with several landmarks and attractions that draw visitors from all over the world. Some of the notable attractions in APPILA SA 5480 include the historic APPILA Railway Station, the APPILA War Memorial, and the APPILA Heritage Trail. The town is also surrounded by several mountain ranges, including the Flinders Ranges and the Mount Remarkable National Park, which offer breathtaking views and outdoor activities such as hiking, camping, and rock climbing.

APPILA SA 5480 enjoys a sunny and warm climate, with an average of 300 sunny days per year. The town's location and weather make it an ideal place for solar power production and installation. Solar panels in APPILA SA 5480 are typically installed facing north at an angle of 30 to 35 degrees to maximise solar yield. The town also has minimal shading issues, which means that solar panels can produce energy efficiently throughout the day. With the increasing demand for renewable energy sources, APPILA SA 5480 presents a great opportunity for solar installers and solar power producers to tap into the town's potential for clean energy production.

Installing solar panels in APPILA SA 5480 has numerous benefits, both for the environment and for homeowners. Solar power is a clean and renewable energy source that reduces carbon emissions and helps combat climate change. Homeowners who install solar panels can save money on their energy bills and increase the value of their homes. Solar power also provides energy independence, allowing homeowners to generate their own electricity and reduce their reliance on the grid. With its sunny climate and ideal location, APPILA SA 5480 is a prime location for solar power production and installation, making it a great investment for solar installers and homeowners alike.

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