Solar Power Profile - Alvie, VIC 3249

More than 451 homes in postcode 3249 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Alvie, Balintore, Barongarook, Barongarook West, Barramunga, Coragulac, Corunnun, Dreeite, Dreeite South, Gerangamete, Irrewarra, Irrewillipe, Irrewillipe East, Kawarren, Larpent, Nalangil, Ondit, Pirron Yallock, Pomborneit East, Swan Marsh, Tanybryn, Warrion, Wool Wool, Yeo and Yeodene.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 2,743 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 9,994 kWh per day, or 3,648 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 $638,366.75 per year.

Alvie and 3249 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 3,027.84 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 25,232,000 km worth of car emissions.


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Solar Power in Alvie

* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Alvie: Warrion - approx. 4.8 km

Featured Solar Installers Servicing Alvie

CW Electrical

50 Victoria Street, 3266

Uses Clean Energy Council Accredited Installers.

Corsa Electrics

9 Gallipoli Parade, 3233

Uses Clean Energy Council Accredited Installers.

Gerard Ryan Electrical

36 Church Street, 3260

Uses Clean Energy Council Accredited Installers.

Moran and Bamford Electrical

1 Douglas Street, 3250

Clean Energy Council Approved Solar Retailer.

Community Solar Statistics - Alvie, 3249


Alvie Demographics

Alvie and the postcode of 3249 has a total population of 3140 people, with a median age of 46 years. There are 1430 households in Alvie, with an average of 0.8 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.6 with a median income of 1434 per week per household.

About 72% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Alvie is $1476/month. By installing solar power in Alvie, the average household could save 7.93% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $68180 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 1.88% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Alvie is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Alvie

ALVIE VIC 3249 is a small rural town located in the southern part of Victoria, Australia. The town is situated in the Colac Otway Shire and is surrounded by picturesque mountain ranges, including the Otway Ranges and the Great Dividing Range. The town is known for its natural beauty and offers visitors a range of outdoor activities, including hiking, camping, and fishing.

With an average of 2200 sunshine hours per year, ALVIE VIC 3249 is an ideal location for solar power production. The town experiences a temperate climate with warm summers and cool winters, making it an ideal location for solar panel installation. Solar installers in the area can take advantage of the optimal solar panel angle and orientation to maximize solar yields and reduce shading issues.

Installing solar energy in ALVIE VIC 3249 offers a range of benefits, including reducing energy bills, reducing carbon emissions, and increasing energy independence. With the town's abundant sunshine hours, solar power is a reliable and renewable source of energy that can help reduce the town's reliance on fossil fuels. Solar power can also provide economic benefits to the town, creating jobs in the solar industry and reducing energy costs for local businesses.

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