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Solar Power Profile - Port Augusta, SA 5700

More than 2538 homes in postcode 5700 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Port Augusta, Willsden, Blanche Harbor, Commissariat Point, Cultana, Davenport, Miranda, Mundallio, Port Augusta North, Port Augusta West, Port Paterson, Wami Kata and Winninowie.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 15,308 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 69,998 kWh per day, or 25,549 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $1,788.5 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $4,471,122.25 per year.

Port Augusta and 5700 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 5,876.27 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 48,968,917 km worth of car emissions.


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Solar Power in Port Augusta

* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Port Augusta: Port Augusta Railway Station - approx. 2.4 km

Featured Solar Installers Servicing Port Augusta

Kevin Freeman Electrical Contractor

67 Addison Road, 5700

Power your home with the sun's energy

AMW Electrical

South Australia, 5600

Your Trusted Electrical Experts

CTI Solar

2 Cook Street, 5608

Local business providing Solar Power & Electrical solutions.

Gliddons Electrical Services

Power Station Road, 5700

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Community Solar Statistics - Port Augusta, 5700


Port Augusta Demographics

Port Augusta and the postcode of 5700 has a total population of 9808 people, with a median age of 40 years. There are 5362 households in Port Augusta, with an average of 0.7 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.2 with a median income of 1199 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 Port Augusta is $1083/month. By installing solar power in Port Augusta, the average household could save 13.76% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $118263 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 2.87% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Port Augusta is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Port Augusta

Blanche Harbor is a small town located in the Spencer Gulf region of South Australia. It is known for its picturesque beaches, clear blue waters, and stunning sunsets. The town is surrounded by the Flinders Ranges, which provide a beautiful backdrop for outdoor activities such as hiking, camping, and fishing. The town also has a rich history and is home to several historic buildings and landmarks.

With an average of over 300 sunny days per year, Blanche Harbor is an ideal location for solar power production. The town receives plenty of sunshine throughout the year, making it an excellent place to install solar panels. The optimal solar panel angle and orientation in Blanche Harbor is typically facing north at an angle of around 30 degrees. However, shading issues should be taken into consideration when installing solar panels, as the surrounding mountains can cause shadows during certain times of the day.

Installing solar energy in Blanche Harbor can provide numerous benefits, including reducing energy costs, decreasing reliance on fossil fuels, and helping to combat climate change. There are several solar installers in the area that can help residents and businesses with the installation process. By harnessing the power of the sun, Blanche Harbor can become a more sustainable and environmentally-friendly community.

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