Solar Power Profile - Albion, VIC 3020

More than 3551 homes in postcode 3020 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Albion, Glengala, Sunshine, Sunshine North and Sunshine West.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 20,513 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 73,770 kWh per day, or 26,926 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $1,341.375 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $4,712,058.75 per year.

Albion and 3020 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 22,348.58 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 186,238,167 km worth of car emissions.


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Solar Power in Albion

* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Albion: Sunshine (city Of Brinbank) - approx. 2.5 km

Featured Solar Installers Servicing Albion

Jet Solar

100 Cootamundra Drive, 3150

Victoria's highest rated solar installer.

SunGroup Energy

110 Indian Drive, 3173

Power on and save today!

Sleeth Electrical and Solar

26b Peninsula Boulevard, 3198

New Energy Tech Approved Solar Retailer

Grow Energy

325A Bay Road, 3192

Clean Energy Council Approved Solar Retailer.

Community Solar Statistics - Albion, 3020


Albion Demographics

Albion and the postcode of 3020 has a total population of 41558 people, with a median age of 37 years. There are 16707 households in Albion, with an average of 0.9 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.7 with a median income of 1428 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 Albion is $1733/month. By installing solar power in Albion, the average household could save 6.45% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $55429 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 1.81% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Albion is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Albion

ALBION VIC 3020 is a suburb located in the western part of Melbourne, Australia. This suburb is known for its diverse community, with a mix of residential and industrial areas. One of the main attractions in the area is the Western Ring Road Trail, a popular cycling and walking path that runs through the suburb. Another notable feature of ALBION is the Selwyn Park, which is a great spot for picnics and outdoor activities.

When it comes to solar power, ALBION VIC 3020 is an ideal location due to its sunny weather conditions. The suburb receives an average of 5.5 hours of sunlight per day, making it a great place to install solar panels. Solar installers in ALBION can take advantage of the optimal solar panel angle and orientation, which is facing north at an angle of 30 degrees. However, there may be potential shading issues due to the industrial areas in the suburb, so it's important to consult with a professional solar installer to ensure maximum solar yields.

By installing solar energy systems in ALBION, residents and businesses can benefit from renewable energy and reduce their carbon footprint. Solar power is not only environmentally friendly but also cost-effective in the long run, as it can significantly reduce electricity bills. With the increasing demand for sustainable energy solutions, solar power is becoming an attractive option for many households and businesses in ALBION VIC 3020.

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