Solar Power Profile - Almurta, VIC 3979

More than 72 homes in postcode 3979 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Almurta, Glen Alvie, Kernot and Korrine.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 423 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 1,522 kWh per day, or 556 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 $97,217.75 per year.

Almurta and 3979 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 461.48 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 3,845,667 km worth of car emissions.


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* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Almurta: Bass - approx. 13.5 km

Featured Solar Installers Servicing Almurta

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

Patel Electrical

33 Sandymount Drive, 3978

Take control of your energy bills.

Variety Solar

13a Smith Street, 3820

Clean Energy Council Approved Solar Retailer.

Community Solar Statistics - Almurta, 3979


Almurta Demographics

Almurta and the postcode of 3979 has a total population of 320 people, with a median age of 45 years. There are 146 households in Almurta, with an average of 0.8 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.7 with a median income of 1731 per week per household.

About 68% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Almurta is $1897/month. By installing solar power in Almurta, the average household could save 5.89% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $50637 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 1.49% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Almurta is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Almurta

ALMURTA VIC 3979 is a small town located in the South Gippsland region of Victoria, Australia. The town is known for its beautiful natural surroundings, including the nearby Strzelecki Ranges and the Tarwin River. Visitors can enjoy hiking and camping in the nearby mountains, or fishing and boating in the river.

When it comes to solar power, ALMURTA VIC 3979 is an excellent location due to its high levels of sunshine throughout the year. The town receives an average of 5.5 hours of sunlight per day, making it an ideal location for solar panel installation. Additionally, the surrounding mountains provide some protection from wind and other weather conditions, which can help to increase the efficiency of solar panels.

For those interested in solar power, there are a number of solar installers in ALMURTA VIC 3979 who can help with the installation process. These professionals can provide guidance on the optimal angle and orientation for solar panels, as well as help to identify any potential shading issues that may impact solar yields. By harnessing the power of the sun, residents of ALMURTA VIC 3979 can reduce their reliance on traditional energy sources and help to create a more sustainable future.

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