Solar Power Profile - Arbuckle, VIC 3858

More than 627 homes in postcode 3858 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Arbuckle, Billabong, Buragwonduc, Crookayan, Dawson, Denison, Gillum, Glen Falloch, Glenfalloch, Glenmaggie, Heyfield, Howitt Plains, Licola, Licola North, Reynard, Sargood, Seaton, Tamboritha, Winnindoo, Worrowing and Yangoura.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 4,416 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 15,882 kWh per day, or 5,797 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 $1,014,462.75 per year.

Arbuckle and 3858 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 4,811.51 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 40,095,917 km worth of car emissions.


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* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Arbuckle: Snowy Range - approx. 13.4 km

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Arbuckle Demographics

Arbuckle and the postcode of 3858 has a total population of 2713 people, with a median age of 46 years. There are 1361 households in Arbuckle, with an average of 0.8 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.4 with a median income of 1193 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 Arbuckle is $1127/month. By installing solar power in Arbuckle, the average household could save 11.81% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $101469 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 2.57% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Arbuckle is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Arbuckle

Arbuckle is a small town located in the Goulburn Valley region of Victoria, Australia. It is situated in a picturesque rural setting, surrounded by rolling hills and farmland. The town has a population of just over 200 people, and is known for its friendly community and relaxed pace of life.

Despite its small size, Arbuckle has a number of interesting attractions and features. One of the most popular is the Arbuckle Nature Reserve, which offers visitors the chance to explore the local flora and fauna. Other notable landmarks include the historic Arbuckle Post Office and the Arbuckle Hotel, which dates back to the early 1900s.

Arbuckle's sunny climate and relatively flat terrain make it an ideal location for solar power generation. With an average of 5.5 hours of sunshine per day, the town enjoys plenty of sunlight throughout the year. Solar installers in Arbuckle can take advantage of this by installing solar panels at the optimal angle and orientation to maximise solar yields. Additionally, the lack of shading issues in the area means that solar panels can operate at peak efficiency for longer periods of time.

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