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Solar Power Profile - Acton Park, TAS 7170

More than 755 homes in postcode 7170 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Acton Park, Cambridge, Mount Rumney, Roches Beach and Seven Mile Beach.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 5,528 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 18,299 kWh per day, or 6,679 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $1,533 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $1,168,848.625 per year.

Acton Park and 7170 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 4,875.67 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 40,630,583 km worth of car emissions.


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* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Acton Park: Seven Mile Beach (royal Hobart Golf Club - approx. 2.2 km

Featured Solar Installers Servicing Acton Park

I Want Energy

62 Hopkins Street, 7009

The solar experts.

Whitney Electrical & Solar

52 2c/52 Ascot Dr, 7055

Uses Clean Energy Council Accredited Installers.

Affordable Solar Tasmania

107 Grove Road, 7010

Uses Clean Energy Council Accredited Installers.

Expert Electrical Tasmania

26 The Avenue, 7140

Uses Clean Energy Council Accredited Installers.

Community Solar Statistics - Acton Park, 7170


Acton Park Demographics

Acton Park and the postcode of 7170 has a total population of 5497 people, with a median age of 43 years. There are 2045 households in Acton Park, with an average of 0.8 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.8 with a median income of 2326 per week per household.

About 87% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Acton Park is $1950/month. By installing solar power in Acton Park, the average household could save 6.55% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $56298 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 1.27% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Acton Park is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Acton Park

Acton Park is a small town located in the Clarence municipality of Tasmania, Australia. It is situated approximately 16 kilometers northeast of Hobart and is known for its peaceful and scenic surroundings. The town is surrounded by lush green forests and is home to several parks and reserves, including the Acton Park Conservation Area, which is a popular destination for nature lovers.

With an average of 5.5 hours of sunshine per day, Acton Park is an ideal location for solar power generation. The town experiences a temperate oceanic climate, with mild summers and cool winters. This makes it an excellent location for solar panel installation, as the moderate temperatures ensure that the panels do not overheat and lose efficiency. Additionally, the town is relatively free from shading issues, which means that solar panels can be installed without any significant loss of yield.

By installing solar panels in Acton Park, residents can benefit from reduced electricity bills and a lower carbon footprint. Solar power is a clean and renewable source of energy that can help to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and combat climate change. There are several reputable solar installers in the area who can provide expert advice on the optimal panel angle and orientation for maximum solar yield.

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