Solar Power Profile - Appin, VIC 3579

More than 1044 homes in postcode 3579 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Appin, East Yeoburn, Appin South, Bael Bael, Beauchamp, Benjeroop, Budgerum East, Capels Crossing, Dingwall, Fairley, Gonn Crossing, Kerang, Kerang East, Koroop, Lake Meran, Macorna, Meering West, Milnes Bridge, Murrabit, Murrabit West, Myall, Mystic Park, Normanville, Pine View, Reedy Lake, Sandhill Lake, Teal Point, Tragowel, Wandella and Westby.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 7,209 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 30,559 kWh per day, or 11,154 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $1,852.375 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $1,951,956.125 per year.

Appin and 3579 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 9,257.82 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 77,148,500 km worth of car emissions.


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Solar Power in Appin

* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Appin: Meran Downs - approx. 5 km

Featured Solar Installers Servicing Appin

Laser Electrical Swan Hill

169A Karinie Street, 3585

Clean Energy Council Approved Solar Retailer.

DJ Electrical Swan Hill

Swan Hill, 3585

Uses Clean Energy Council Accredited Installers.

Chris Conlan Electrical

Swan Hill, 3585

Clean Energy Council Approved Solar Retailer.

Jarrod Arentz Electrical

Swan Hill, 3585

Clean Energy Council Approved Solar Retailer.

Community Solar Statistics - Appin, 3579


Appin Demographics

Appin and the postcode of 3579 has a total population of 4905 people, with a median age of 50 years. There are 2509 households in Appin, with an average of 0.7 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.2 with a median income of 1050 per week per household.

About 65% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Appin is $1000/month. By installing solar power in Appin, the average household could save 15.44% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $132653 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 3.39% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Appin is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Appin

Appin is a small town located in Victoria, Australia. The town is situated in a picturesque valley surrounded by lush green hills and mountains. The town is known for its serene and peaceful environment, making it an ideal location for those who want to escape the hustle and bustle of city life. The town has a small population, and its residents enjoy a close-knit community.

Appin is blessed with abundant sunshine throughout the year, making it an ideal location for solar power. The town's location and topography make it an ideal location for solar panel installation, with minimal shading issues and optimal panel orientation. Solar installers in Appin can take advantage of the town's sunny weather to produce more solar energy, which can be used to power homes and businesses in the area. With solar power becoming increasingly popular, Appin is an ideal location for those looking to invest in renewable energy.

Appin is home to several attractions and landmarks, including the Appin Homestead, which is a historic building that dates back to the 1840s. The homestead is an excellent example of early colonial architecture and is a popular tourist destination. The town is also located near several mountain ranges, including the Grampians and the Great Dividing Range, which offer stunning views of the surrounding countryside. Visitors to the town can enjoy hiking, camping, and other outdoor activities in these mountain ranges.

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