Solar Power Profile - Apollo Bay, VIC 3233

More than 426 homes in postcode 3233 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Apollo Bay, Cape Otway, Marengo, Petticoat Creek, Skenes Creek and Skenes Creek North.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 2,586 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 8,683 kWh per day, or 3,169 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $1,277.5 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $554,626.625 per year.

Apollo Bay and 3233 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 2,630.27 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 21,918,917 km worth of car emissions.


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Solar Power in Apollo Bay

* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Apollo Bay: Apollo Bay - approx. 861 m

Featured Solar Installers Servicing Apollo Bay

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.

SKF Electrical & Solar

Modewarre, 3240

Uses Clean Energy Council Accredited Installers.

Community Solar Statistics - Apollo Bay, 3233


Apollo Bay Demographics

Apollo Bay and the postcode of 3233 has a total population of 1980 people, with a median age of 53 years. There are 2308 households in Apollo Bay, with an average of 0.7 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2 with a median income of 1172 per week per household.

About 30% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Apollo Bay is $1703/month. By installing solar power in Apollo Bay, the average household could save 6.25% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $53720 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 2.1% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Apollo Bay is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Apollo Bay

Located in the heart of the Great Ocean Road, Apollo Bay is a charming coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Known for its stunning beaches, lush rainforests, and towering mountain ranges, this town is a popular destination for tourists and locals alike. Visitors can enjoy a variety of outdoor activities, including surfing, fishing, hiking, and more. The town is also home to a vibrant local community, with plenty of shops, restaurants, and cultural events to explore.

With an average of 2,400 hours of sunshine per year, Apollo Bay is an ideal location for solar power. Solar installers in the area can take advantage of the town's optimal solar panel angle and orientation, which can help maximize solar yields and reduce shading issues. By installing solar energy systems in Apollo Bay, residents and businesses can enjoy the benefits of renewable energy, including lower energy bills and reduced carbon emissions.

Overall, Apollo Bay is a beautiful and welcoming town that offers plenty of opportunities for solar power and renewable energy. Whether you're a local resident or a visitor, there are many reasons to explore the benefits of solar energy in this stunning coastal community.

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