Solar Power Profile - Alberton, VIC 3971

More than 751 homes in postcode 3971 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Alberton, Baromi, Alberton West, Balook, Calrossie, Devon North, Gelliondale, Hiawatha, Hunterston, Jack River, Langsborough, Macks Creek, Madalya, Manns Beach, Port Albert, Robertsons Beach, Snake Island, Staceys Bridge, Tarra Valley, Tarraville, Won Wron and Yarram.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 3,947 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 13,817 kWh per day, or 5,043 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $1,149.75 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $882,560.875 per year.

Alberton and 3971 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 4,185.69 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 34,880,750 km worth of car emissions.


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Solar Power in Alberton

* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Alberton: Yarram - approx. 6.3 km

Featured Solar Installers Servicing Alberton

DJ Electrics

Morwell, 3840

Uses Clean Energy Council Accredited Installers.

Mossy’s Electrical VIC

788 South Gippsland Highway, 3971

Uses Clean Energy Council Accredited Installers.


Traralgon, 3844

Uses Clean Energy Council Accredited Installers.

Community Solar Statistics - Alberton, 3971


Alberton Demographics

Alberton and the postcode of 3971 has a total population of 3780 people, with a median age of 54 years. There are 2254 households in Alberton, with an average of 0.7 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.1 with a median income of 978 per week per household.

About 61% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Alberton is $1200/month. By installing solar power in Alberton, the average household could save 7.98% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $68614 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 2.26% 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 Gippsland region of Victoria, Australia. It is situated on the South Gippsland Highway, approximately 200 km southeast of Melbourne. The town is surrounded by picturesque countryside and is known for its peaceful and laid-back lifestyle. One of the main attractions of Alberton is the stunning Tarra-Bulga National Park, which is located just a short drive away. The park is home to a variety of wildlife and offers visitors the chance to explore lush rainforests and scenic walking trails.

Alberton enjoys a temperate climate with mild to warm summers and cool winters. The town receives an average of 2,100 hours of sunshine per year, making it an ideal location for solar power. With the right solar panel angle and orientation, homeowners and businesses in Alberton can benefit from high solar yields and significant cost savings on their energy bills. Solar installers in the area can provide expert advice on the best solar solutions for individual needs and can help to identify and address any potential shading issues.

By harnessing the power of the sun, Alberton can reduce its reliance on non-renewable energy sources and contribute to a cleaner, greener future. Solar power is a sustainable and cost-effective energy solution that can provide long-term benefits to both the environment and the local community. With its abundant sunshine and stunning natural surroundings, Alberton is the perfect place to embrace the benefits of solar energy.

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