Solar Power Profile - Allestree, VIC 3305

More than 1674 homes in postcode 3305 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Allestree, Bolwarra, Cape Bridgewater, Cashmore, Dutton Way, Gorae, Gorae West, Heathmere, Mount Richmond, Portland, Portland North and Portland West.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 8,354 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 30,243 kWh per day, or 11,039 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 $1,931,771.625 per year.

Allestree and 3305 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 9,162.37 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 76,353,083 km worth of car emissions.


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Solar Power in Allestree

* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Allestree: Portland - approx. 11.9 km

Featured Solar Installers Servicing Allestree

Keppel Prince Engineering

184 Darts Road, 3305

Clean Energy Council Approved Solar Retailer.

Day's Electrical Contracting

Victoria, 3305

Clean Energy Council Approved Solar Retailer.

Hayward Heights Electrical

10 Westlakes Road, 3305

Uses Clean Energy Council Accredited Installers.

Clydesdale Electrics

860 Wallacedale-Hamilton Road, 3303

Uses Clean Energy Council Accredited Installers.

Community Solar Statistics - Allestree, 3305


Allestree Demographics

Allestree and the postcode of 3305 has a total population of 12127 people, with a median age of 47 years. There are 6139 households in Allestree, with an average of 0.7 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.3 with a median income of 1248 per week per household.

About 65% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Allestree is $1170/month. By installing solar power in Allestree, the average household could save 8.19% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $70373 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 1.77% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Allestree is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Allestree

Allestree is a small town located in Victoria, Australia. It is situated in the western part of the state and is known for its beautiful natural surroundings. The town is surrounded by lush green forests and rolling hills, making it an ideal location for nature lovers. Some of the popular attractions in Allestree include the Mount Clay State Forest, the Allestree Recreation Reserve, and the Allestree Beach.

With an average of 5.5 hours of sunshine per day, Allestree is a great location for solar power. The optimal angle for solar panels in Allestree is around 30 degrees, facing north. However, it is important to consider potential shading issues from surrounding trees or buildings. Despite this, Allestree has a high potential for solar yields, making it a great location for solar power.

Installing solar energy in Allestree can provide a range of benefits, including reducing energy costs, decreasing reliance on non-renewable energy sources, and reducing carbon emissions. There are a number of solar installers in the area who can provide advice on the best solar solutions for your home or business. By harnessing the power of the sun, Allestree can continue to be a beautiful and sustainable location for generations to come.

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