Solar Power Profile - Aberfeldie, VIC 3040
More than 1406 homes in postcode 3040 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Aberfeldie, Essendon and Essendon West.
In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 7,497 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 26,961 kWh per day, or 9,841 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 $1,722,133.875 per year.
Aberfeldie and 3040 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 8,168.03 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 68,066,917 km worth of car emissions.
Solar Power in Aberfeldie
* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Aberfeldie: Maribyrnong Explosives Factory - approx. 2.6 km
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Community Solar Statistics - Aberfeldie, 3040
Aberfeldie and the postcode of 3040 has a total population of 25459 people, with a median age of 39 years. There are 11807 households in Aberfeldie, with an average of 0.9 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.4 with a median income of 2199 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 Aberfeldie is $2383/month. By installing solar power in Aberfeldie, the average household could save 4.24% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $36471 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 1.06% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Aberfeldie is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data
Located in the north-western suburbs of Melbourne, Aberfeldie is a charming residential suburb that boasts a range of amenities and attractions. The suburb is situated on the banks of the Maribyrnong River, which provides ample opportunities for outdoor recreation, including fishing, kayaking and cycling. Aberfeldie is also home to a number of parks and reserves, such as Aberfeldie Park and Clifton Park, which offer plenty of green space for picnics and relaxation.
When it comes to solar power, Aberfeldie's location in Victoria makes it an ideal spot for harnessing the sun's energy. The suburb enjoys plenty of sunshine throughout the year, with an average of around 5.5 hours of sunshine per day. This means that solar panels installed on homes and businesses in Aberfeldie can produce a significant amount of energy, helping to reduce reliance on traditional grid electricity. Solar installers in the area can advise on the optimal angle and orientation for panels, as well as any potential shading issues that may affect solar yields.
By installing solar panels in Aberfeldie, residents and businesses can benefit from reduced electricity bills, as well as a reduced carbon footprint. Solar power is a clean and renewable energy source that can help to combat climate change and reduce reliance on non-renewable fossil fuels. With the help of local solar installers, Aberfeldie can continue to be a shining example of sustainable living in Melbourne's north-western suburbs.