Solar Power Profile - Altona North, VIC 3025
More than 917 homes in postcode 3025 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Altona North, Altona East and Altona Gate.
In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 6,421 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 23,090 kWh per day, or 8,428 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $1,596.875 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $1,474,873.75 per year.
Altona North and 3025 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 6,995.24 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 58,293,667 km worth of car emissions.
Solar Power in Altona North
* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Altona North: Altona (city Offices) - approx. 2.8 km
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Altona North Demographics
Altona North and the postcode of 3025 has a total population of 12031 people, with a median age of 37 years. There are 5079 households in Altona North, with an average of 0.8 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.6 with a median income of 1695 per week per household.
About 61% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Altona North is $2167/month. By installing solar power in Altona North, the average household could save 6.14% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $52772 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 Altona North is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data
About Altona North
Altona East is a suburb located in Victoria, Australia. It is situated approximately 13 km west of Melbourne's central business district and is part of the City of Hobsons Bay. The suburb is known for its industrial area, which is home to various manufacturing plants and factories. However, there are also several residential areas in Altona East, making it a diverse and interesting place to live.
One of the main attractions in Altona East is the Altona Beach, which is located just a few kilometres away. The beach is a popular spot for swimming, fishing, and boating, and it offers stunning views of the Melbourne skyline. Another popular attraction is the Altona Miniature Railway, which is a great place to take the kids for a fun day out.
With an average of 2,200 hours of sunshine per year, Altona East is a great location for solar power. The optimal angle for solar panels in this area is between 25 and 35 degrees, and the ideal orientation is north-facing. While there may be some shading issues due to the industrial area, a reputable solar installer can help you find the best location for your panels to maximise solar yields. By installing solar energy in Altona East, you can reduce your carbon footprint and save money on your energy bills.