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Solar Power Profile - Arno Bay, SA 5603

More than 156 homes in postcode 5603 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Arno Bay, Hincks, Verran and Wharminda.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 963 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 4,084 kWh per day, or 1,491 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $1,660.75 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $260,865.5 per year.

Arno Bay and 5603 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 342.93 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 2,857,750 km worth of car emissions.


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* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Arno Bay: Arno Bay - approx. 282 m

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Arno Bay Demographics

Arno Bay and the postcode of 5603 has a total population of 372 people, with a median age of 47 years. There are 278 households in Arno Bay, with an average of 0.8 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.4 with a median income of 1105 per week per household.

About 45% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Arno Bay is $898/month. By installing solar power in Arno Bay, the average household could save 15.41% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $132439 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 2.89% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Arno Bay is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Arno Bay

Arno Bay is a picturesque coastal town located in South Australia, postcode 5603. The town is situated on the eastern coast of Eyre Peninsula, overlooking the Spencer Gulf. Arno Bay is known for its stunning beaches, crystal-clear waters, and abundant marine life, making it a popular destination for fishing, swimming, and water sports. Visitors can also explore the nearby national parks, including the Lincoln National Park and Coffin Bay National Park.

Arno Bay enjoys a Mediterranean climate with hot summers and mild winters. The town receives an average of 2,700 hours of sunshine per year, making it an ideal location for solar power. Solar panels should be installed facing north with an angle of 30-35 degrees to maximise solar yield. While shading can be an issue in some areas, a reputable solar installer can assess your property and recommend the best solution for your needs.

By harnessing the power of the sun, Arno Bay residents can reduce their reliance on non-renewable energy sources and save money on their electricity 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 during power outages. Contact a local solar installer in Arno Bay today to learn more about the benefits of solar power and how it can benefit your home or business.

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