Solar Power Profile - Ararat, VIC 3377

More than 1246 homes in postcode 3377 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Ararat, Amphitheatre, Ararat East, Ben Nevis, Jallukur, Mount Lonarch, Armstrong, Bulgana, Cathcart, Crowlands, Denicull Creek, Dobie, Dunneworthy, Eversley, Great Western, Langi Logan, Maroona, Mount Cole, Mount Cole Creek, Moyston, Norval, Rhymney, Rocky Point, Rossbridge, Shays Flat and Warrak.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 6,967 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 26,715 kWh per day, or 9,751 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $1,341.375 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $1,706,420.625 per year.

Ararat and 3377 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 8,093.33 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 67,444,417 km worth of car emissions.


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* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Ararat: Ararat Prison - approx. 4.2 km

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Ararat Demographics

Ararat and the postcode of 3377 has a total population of 8087 people, with a median age of 45 years. There are 4047 households in Ararat, with an average of 0.7 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.2 with a median income of 1239 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 Ararat is $1083/month. By installing solar power in Ararat, the average household could save 10.32% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $88697 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 2.08% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Ararat is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Ararat

AMPHITHEATRE VIC 3377 is a small town located in the state of Victoria, Australia. The town is surrounded by beautiful mountain ranges, including the Pyrenees Range and the Mount Cole Range, which provide a stunning backdrop for the town. One of the town's main attractions is the Amphitheatre Regional Park, which offers visitors the opportunity to explore the natural beauty of the area through a range of walking trails and picnic areas.

When it comes to solar power, AMPHITHEATRE VIC 3377 is an ideal location due to its high levels of sunshine hours. The town enjoys an average of 5.5 hours of sunshine per day, which makes it an excellent location for solar panel installation. Additionally, the town's location means that solar panels can be optimally angled and oriented to maximise solar yields.

By installing solar panels in AMPHITHEATRE VIC 3377, residents and businesses can benefit from reduced energy bills and a reduced carbon footprint. There are a number of reputable solar installers in the area who can provide expert advice and installation services to ensure that solar panels are installed safely and efficiently.

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