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Solar Power Profile - Arkaroola Village, SA 5701

More than 14 homes in postcode 5701 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Arkaroola Village, Tarcoola, Woolundunga, Cook and Port Augusta.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 255 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 1,234 kWh per day, or 450 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $5,621 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $78,821.75 per year.

Arkaroola Village and 5701 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 103.5 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 862,500 km worth of car emissions.


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Solar Power in Arkaroola Village

* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Arkaroola Village: Arkaroola - approx. 1 km

Featured Solar Installers Servicing Arkaroola Village

Kevin Freeman Electrical Contractor

67 Addison Road, 5700

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Gliddons Electrical Services

Power Station Road, 5700

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Aussie Farmers Group

197 Wirrabara-Appila Road, 5481

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Community Solar Statistics - Arkaroola Village, 5701


Arkaroola Village Demographics

Arkaroola Village and the postcode of 5701 has a total population of 20 people, with a median age of 44 years. There are 8 households in Arkaroola Village, with an average of 1 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.7 with a median income of 899 per week per household.

About 50% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Arkaroola Village is $0/month. By installing solar power in Arkaroola Village, 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 12.02% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Arkaroola Village is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Arkaroola Village

ARKAROOLA VILLAGE SA 5701 is a picturesque town located in the heart of the Flinders Ranges in South Australia. The town is surrounded by stunning mountain ranges, including the Gammon Ranges and the Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary, making it a popular destination for nature lovers and hikers. The town is also home to a range of unique attractions, such as the Arkaroola Astronomy Observatory, which offers visitors the chance to stargaze under some of the clearest skies in the world.

Thanks to its location in one of the sunniest regions of Australia, ARKAROOLA VILLAGE SA 5701 is an ideal location for producing solar power. With an average of over 300 sunny days per year, the town has the potential to generate a significant amount of renewable energy. Solar installers in the area can take advantage of the optimal solar panel angle and orientation to maximize solar yields, and potential shading issues can be minimized with careful planning.

By installing solar energy systems in ARKAROOLA VILLAGE SA 5701, residents and businesses can benefit from reduced energy costs and a reduced carbon footprint. Solar power is a clean and renewable energy source that can help to reduce reliance on fossil fuels and combat climate change. With the town's abundant sunshine and stunning natural surroundings, ARKAROOLA VILLAGE SA 5701 is the perfect location to harness the power of the sun and embrace a sustainable future.

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