Solar Power Profile - Altona Meadows, VIC 3028
More than 2679 homes in postcode 3028 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Altona Meadows, Laverton and Seabrook.
In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 12,422 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 44,672 kWh per day, or 16,305 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $1,085.875 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $2,853,424 per year.
Altona Meadows and 3028 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 13,533.15 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 112,776,250 km worth of car emissions.
Solar Power in Altona Meadows
* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Altona Meadows: Laverton Raaf - approx. 2.5 km
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Altona Meadows Demographics
Altona Meadows and the postcode of 3028 has a total population of 26611 people, with a median age of 38 years. There are 11250 households in Altona Meadows, with an average of 0.8 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.5 with a median income of 1634 per week per household.
About 64% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Altona Meadows is $1733/month. By installing solar power in Altona Meadows, the average household could save 5.22% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $44871 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 1.28% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Altona Meadows is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data
About Altona Meadows
Altona Meadows is a suburb located in the western part of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. The suburb is situated approximately 17 kilometers southwest of Melbourne's central business district. The town is known for its residential areas, parks, and recreational facilities. Altona Meadows has a diverse population, and it is a multicultural hub, with many different cultures and nationalities represented in the community.
One of the main attractions in Altona Meadows is the Altona Coastal Park, which is a beautiful park that runs along the coastline. The park has a range of walking and cycling trails, picnic areas, and BBQ facilities. It is an excellent place to enjoy the outdoors and take in the stunning views of the bay. Another attraction is the Altona Beach, which is a popular spot for swimming, fishing, and water sports.
Altona Meadows has a temperate climate, with mild summers and cool winters. The town experiences an average of 2,200 hours of sunshine per year, which makes it an ideal location for solar power. Solar panels should be installed facing north to maximize the amount of sunlight they receive. The optimal angle for solar panels in Altona Meadows is between 20 and 30 degrees. There are many solar installers in the area that can help homeowners and businesses install solar panels and take advantage of the abundant sunshine. Installing solar energy in Altona Meadows can help reduce energy bills, decrease carbon emissions, and contribute to a cleaner environment.