Solar Power Profile - Akaroa, TAS 7216

More than 612 homes in postcode 7216 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Akaroa, Ansons Bay, Binalong Bay, Goshen, Goulds Country, Lottah, Pyengana, St Helens, Stieglitz and The Gardens.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 3,449 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 11,910 kWh per day, or 4,347 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $1,213.625 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $760,751.25 per year.

Akaroa and 7216 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 3,173.31 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 26,444,250 km worth of car emissions.


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* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Akaroa: Stieglitz - approx. 4.5 km

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Coastal Solar & Electrical Tas

17 Freshwater Street, 7215

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Bay of Fires Electrical

Stieglitz, 7216

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Community Solar Statistics - Akaroa, 7216


Akaroa Demographics

Akaroa and the postcode of 7216 has a total population of 3167 people, with a median age of 57 years. There are 2519 households in Akaroa, with an average of 0.7 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2 with a median income of 847 per week per household.

About 47% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Akaroa is $1083/month. By installing solar power in Akaroa, the average household could save 9.34% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $80250 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 2.76% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Akaroa is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Akaroa

AKAROA TAS 7216 is a charming town located in Tasmania, Australia. It is situated on the eastern coast of the state and is known for its stunning natural beauty and rich history. The town boasts a number of attractions and features that make it a popular destination for tourists and locals alike. Some of the most notable attractions include the Akaroa Conservation Area, the Akaroa Lighthouse, and the Akaroa Museum.

When it comes to solar power, AKAROA TAS 7216 is an ideal location for producing renewable energy. The town enjoys a high number of sunshine hours each year, which makes it an excellent place to install solar panels. In addition, the town is located in an area with minimal shading issues, which means that solar yields are likely to be high. Solar installers in AKAROA TAS 7216 can also take advantage of the optimal solar panel angle and orientation to maximise energy production.

Overall, AKAROA TAS 7216 is a great location for anyone interested in solar power and renewable energy. With its abundance of sunshine and minimal shading issues, the town is an excellent place to install solar panels and produce clean, green energy. Whether you're a homeowner, a business owner, or a solar installer, AKAROA TAS 7216 is a town that should definitely be on your radar.

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