Solar Power Profile - Arcoona, SA 5720

More than 11 homes in postcode 5720 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Arcoona, Billa Kalina, Bosworth, Millers Creek, Mount Eba, Mount Vivian, Parakylia, Pimba, Purple Downs, Stuarts Creek and Woomera.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 116 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 560 kWh per day, or 204 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $3,257.625 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $35,770 per year.

Arcoona and 5720 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 46.92 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 391,000 km worth of car emissions.


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* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Arcoona: Arcoona - approx. 12.5 km

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Arcoona Demographics

Arcoona and the postcode of 5720 has a total population of 167 people, with a median age of 40 years. There are 234 households in Arcoona, with an average of 0.6 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 1.7 with a median income of 1761 per week per household.

About 6% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Arcoona is $0/month. By installing solar power in Arcoona, the average household could save Infinity% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $Infinity 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 3.56% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Arcoona is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Arcoona

Arcoona SA 5720 is a small town located in the Outback of South Australia. Despite its remote location, it boasts a number of unique features and attractions that make it a popular destination for tourists and nature enthusiasts alike. The town is surrounded by stunning mountain ranges, including the Flinders Ranges and the Gawler Ranges, which provide breathtaking views and opportunities for hiking, camping, and wildlife spotting.

Arcoona is also known for its sunny weather and high levels of solar radiation, making it an ideal location for producing solar power. With an average of over 300 sunny days per year, the town has one of the highest solar yields in Australia. Solar installers in Arcoona can take advantage of the optimal solar panel angle and orientation to maximize energy production, while potential shading issues are minimal due to the town's low population density and lack of tall buildings.

The benefits of solar power in Arcoona are numerous. Not only does it provide a reliable source of renewable energy, but it also helps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and lower energy costs for residents and businesses. With the town's abundant sunshine and favorable conditions for solar energy production, Arcoona has the potential to become a leader in sustainable energy and a model for other communities to follow.

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