Solar Power Profile - Alberton, TAS 7263

More than 61 homes in postcode 7263 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Alberton, Legerwood, Ringarooma, Talawa and Trenah.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 267 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 883 kWh per day, or 322 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $894.25 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $56,401.625 per year.

Alberton and 7263 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 235.06 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 1,958,833 km worth of car emissions.


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* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Alberton: New River (new River Road) - approx. 2.7 km

Featured Solar Installers Servicing Alberton

Coastal Solar & Electrical Tas

17 Freshwater Street, 7215

Turn our knowledge into your power.

Solahart Northern Tasmania

18 Invermay Road, 7248

Your authorised Solahart dealer for Northern Tasmania.

Jessups Solar Squad

139 Wellington Street, 7250

Joe's Electrical

Bridport, 7262

Uses Clean Energy Council Accredited Installers.

Community Solar Statistics - Alberton, 7263


Alberton Demographics

Alberton and the postcode of 7263 has a total population of 566 people, with a median age of 47 years. There are 289 households in Alberton, with an average of 0.8 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.3 with a median income of 1006 per week per household.

About 64% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Alberton is $867/month. By installing solar power in Alberton, the average household could save 8.6% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $73863 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 1.71% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Alberton is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Alberton

Alberton is a small town located in the north-west of Tasmania, Australia. The town is situated on the banks of the Inglis River and is surrounded by beautiful natural scenery. One of the main attractions in the area is the Tarkine Forest Reserve, which is home to a diverse range of flora and fauna. Visitors can enjoy hiking, camping, and birdwatching in the reserve. Another popular attraction is the historic Alberton Hotel, which was built in 1842 and is one of the oldest pubs in Tasmania.

Alberton enjoys a temperate oceanic climate with mild summers and cool winters. The town receives an average of 1,500 hours of sunshine per year, making it an ideal location for solar power. Solar installers in Alberton can take advantage of the town's optimal solar panel angle and orientation to maximise solar yields. However, potential shading issues should be taken into account when installing solar panels.

Installing solar energy systems in Alberton can provide a range of benefits, including reduced electricity bills and decreased reliance on non-renewable energy sources. By harnessing the power of the sun, residents and businesses in Alberton can reduce their carbon footprint and contribute to a more sustainable future. Solar power is a clean and renewable energy source that can help to combat climate change and improve the health of the planet.

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