Solar Power Profile - Acton, TAS 7320

More than 1025 homes in postcode 7320 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Acton, Brooklyn, Burnie, Camdale, Cooee, Downlands, Emu Heights, Havenview, Hillcrest, Montello, Ocean Vista, Park Grove, Parklands, Romaine, Round Hill, Shorewell Park, South Burnie, Upper Burnie and Wivenhoe.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 6,210 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 21,148 kWh per day, or 7,719 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $1,341.375 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $1,350,828.5 per year.

Acton and 7320 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 5,634.87 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 46,957,250 km worth of car emissions.


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Postcode 7320


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Solar Power in Acton

* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Acton: Burnie (park Grove) - approx. 2.5 km

Featured Solar Installers Servicing Acton

DMS Energy

56 Sheffield Road, 7310

Master Electrician Australia Awards (Winner 2023)


22 Barnes Road, 7310

Uses Clean Energy Council Accredited Installers.


23 Bravo Street, 7325

Uses Clean Energy Council Accredited Installers.

Degree C

2 Fairair Court, 7315

Uses Clean Energy Council Accredited Installers.

Community Solar Statistics - Acton, 7320


Acton Demographics

Acton and the postcode of 7320 has a total population of 15911 people, with a median age of 40 years. There are 7734 households in Acton, with an average of 0.8 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.3 with a median income of 1187 per week per household.

About 57% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Acton is $1090/month. By installing solar power in Acton, the average household could save 10.26% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $88127 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 2.17% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Acton is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Acton

Acton TAS 7320 is a small town located in the north-western part of Tasmania, Australia. The town is surrounded by stunning natural beauty, including the Dial Range and Mount Montgomery Regional Reserve. Visitors can enjoy hiking, camping, and birdwatching in these areas.

Acton has a temperate oceanic climate, with mild temperatures and moderate rainfall throughout the year. The town experiences an average of 2000 hours of sunshine per year, making it an ideal location for solar power production. Solar installers in Acton can take advantage of the town's optimal solar panel angle and orientation to maximize solar yields.

Installing solar energy systems in Acton can provide numerous benefits, including reducing energy bills, decreasing dependence on non-renewable energy sources, and reducing carbon emissions. With its abundant sunshine and natural beauty, Acton is an ideal location for solar power production and a great place to explore for those interested in sustainable energy.

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