Solar Power Profile - Ardrossan, SA 5571

More than 766 homes in postcode 5571 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Ardrossan, Black Point, Cunningham, Dowlingville, James Well, Petersville, Pine Point, Rogues Point, Sandilands and Tiddy Widdy Beach.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 3,599 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 15,258 kWh per day, or 5,569 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $1,277.5 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $974,604.75 per year.

Ardrossan and 5571 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 1,280.87 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 10,673,917 km worth of car emissions.


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Solar Power in Ardrossan

* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Ardrossan: Ardrossan - approx. 412 m

Featured Solar Installers Servicing Ardrossan

Yorke Solar

Maitland, 5573

Yorke Solar Powering South Australia, from Regional to Metro.

N.J.Brind Electrical

Ardrossan, 5571

Uses Clean Energy Council Accredited Installers.

Cain Schmidt Electrical

37 Stocker Street, 5558

Uses Clean Energy Council Accredited Installers.

WJC Electrical

East Moonta, 5558

Uses Clean Energy Council Accredited Installers.

Community Solar Statistics - Ardrossan, 5571


Ardrossan Demographics

Ardrossan and the postcode of 5571 has a total population of 1737 people, with a median age of 61 years. There are 1663 households in Ardrossan, with an average of 0.7 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2 with a median income of 916 per week per household.

About 39% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Ardrossan is $1083/month. By installing solar power in Ardrossan, the average household could save 9.83% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $84473 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 2.68% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Ardrossan is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Ardrossan

Ardrossan SA 5571 is a small town located on the eastern coast of the Yorke Peninsula in South Australia. It is known for its beautiful beaches, clear blue waters, and stunning natural landscapes. The town is surrounded by several mountain ranges including the Mount Lofty Ranges, which provide a picturesque backdrop to the town.

With an average of 300 sunny days per year, Ardrossan is an ideal location for solar power. The town receives an average of 8 hours of sunshine per day, making it an excellent location for installing solar panels. The optimal angle for solar panels in Ardrossan is between 30 and 35 degrees, and the ideal orientation is north-facing. While shading can be an issue in some areas, a professional solar installer can help you find the best location for your solar panels to maximize your solar yield.

By harnessing the power of the sun, homeowners and businesses in Ardrossan can benefit from renewable energy and lower their energy bills. Solar power is a clean and sustainable energy source that can help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and combat climate change. Installing solar panels can also increase the value of your property and provide a reliable source of energy for years to come. Contact a local solar installer in Ardrossan to learn more about the benefits of solar power and how it can work for you.

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