Solar Power Profile - Apollo Bay, TAS 7150

More than 517 homes in postcode 7150 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Apollo Bay, Adventure Bay, Allens Rivulet, Alonnah, Barnes Bay, Dennes Point, Gordon, Great Bay, Kaoota, Killora, Longley, Lunawanna, North Bruny, Oyster Cove, Pelverata, Sandfly, Simpsons Bay, South Bruny and Upper Woodstock.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 2,273 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 7,036 kWh per day, or 2,568 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 $449,424.5 per year.

Apollo Bay and 7150 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 1,874.64 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 15,622,000 km worth of car emissions.


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Solar Power in Apollo Bay

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

Featured Solar Installers Servicing Apollo Bay

Sailing Solar

3/22 Maxwells Road, 7170

Tassie Owned & Operated

Marshall Solar and Energy

96 Clarence Street, 7018

Ultra Greensun Solar

3 Ocean Grove, 7173

Clean Energy Council Approved Solar Retailer.

Renewable Energy Solutions Tasmania

Lindisfarne, 7015

Uses Clean Energy Council Accredited Installers.

Community Solar Statistics - Apollo Bay, 7150


Apollo Bay Demographics

Apollo Bay and the postcode of 7150 has a total population of 2875 people, with a median age of 50 years. There are 2062 households in Apollo Bay, with an average of 0.9 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.4 with a median income of 1435 per week per household.

About 51% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Apollo Bay is $1426/month. By installing solar power in Apollo Bay, the average household could save 5.23% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $44908 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 1.2% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Apollo Bay is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Apollo Bay

Adventure Bay is a small town located on the eastern side of Bruny Island, Tasmania, with a population of around 200 people. The town is surrounded by stunning natural beauty, including pristine beaches, crystal-clear waters, and lush forests. One of the main attractions of Adventure Bay is the South Bruny National Park, which offers visitors the chance to explore the island's rugged coastline, towering cliffs, and diverse wildlife.

Adventure Bay enjoys a temperate maritime climate, with mild summers and cool winters. The town receives an average of 2,200 hours of sunshine per year, making it an ideal location for solar power. Solar installers in Adventure Bay can take advantage of the town's optimal solar panel angle and orientation to maximise solar yields and minimise shading issues. With the increasing demand for renewable energy, installing solar panels in Adventure Bay can help reduce carbon emissions and lower energy costs for residents and businesses.

By producing solar power in Adventure Bay, residents and businesses can take advantage of the town's abundant sunshine and contribute to a cleaner, more sustainable future. Solar power can help reduce reliance on fossil fuels, lower energy bills, and create local jobs in the solar industry. With the support of local solar installers, Adventure Bay can become a shining example of how small communities can make a big impact on the transition to renewable energy.

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