Solar Power Profile - Alfredton, VIC 3350

More than 5777 homes in postcode 3350 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Alfredton, Bakery Hill, Ballarat, Ballarat Central, Ballarat East, Ballarat North, Ballarat West, Black Hill, Brown Hill, Canadian, Eureka, Golden Point, Invermay Park, Lake Wendouree, Lucas, Mount Clear, Mount Helen, Mount Pleasant, Nerrina, Newington, Redan, Soldiers Hill and Sovereign Hill.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 34,560 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 128,399 kWh per day, or 46,866 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $1,405.25 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $8,201,486.125 per year.

Alfredton and 3350 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 38,898.78 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 324,156,500 km worth of car emissions.


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Solar Power in Alfredton

* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Alfredton: Ballarat Botanical Gardens - approx. 1.8 km

Featured Solar Installers Servicing Alfredton

Ballarat Solar & Electrical

14 Icon Drive, 3356

Solar power specialists for the Ballarat region.

Ballarat Solar Company

Shed 12/102 Fussell Street, 3350

Clean Energy Council Approved Solar Retailer.

Sun 2 Solar

16 Laidlaw Drive, 3356

Clean Energy Council Approved Solar Retailer.

Solahart Ballarat/Geelong

2 Osborne Street, 3340

Clean Energy Council Approved Solar Retailer.

Community Solar Statistics - Alfredton, 3350


Alfredton Demographics

Alfredton and the postcode of 3350 has a total population of 61186 people, with a median age of 39 years. There are 28425 households in Alfredton, with an average of 0.7 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.4 with a median income of 1503 per week per household.

About 59% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Alfredton is $1517/month. By installing solar power in Alfredton, the average household could save 7.72% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $66337 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 1.8% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Alfredton is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Alfredton

Alfredton is a suburb located in the city of Ballarat, Victoria, Australia. The town is situated on the western side of Ballarat and is known for its peaceful and friendly atmosphere. Alfredton is home to a range of amenities including supermarkets, restaurants, cafes, and shops. The suburb also boasts a number of parks and recreational areas, making it an ideal place for families and outdoor enthusiasts.

With an average of 4.5 hours of sunshine per day, Alfredton is a great location for solar power. The optimal orientation for solar panels in Alfredton is facing north, with an angle of 25-30 degrees. While shading can be an issue in some areas, a professional solar installer can assess the site and provide solutions to maximize solar yields. Installing solar energy in Alfredton can help reduce electricity bills and contribute to a more sustainable future.

One of the main attractions in Alfredton is the Ballarat Golf Club, which features an 18-hole golf course and a clubhouse with a restaurant and bar. The nearby Lake Wendouree is also a popular spot for fishing, boating, and picnics. For those interested in history, the Ballarat Botanical Gardens and the Sovereign Hill museum are just a short drive away. With its sunny climate and range of attractions, Alfredton is a great place to live and invest in solar power.

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