Solar Power Profile - Armstrong Creek, VIC 3217

More than 1662 homes in postcode 3217 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Armstrong Creek, Charlemont, Deakin University, Freshwater Creek and Mount Duneed.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 10,810 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 38,874 kWh per day, or 14,189 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $1,469.125 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $2,483,076.75 per year.

Armstrong Creek and 3217 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 11,776.87 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 98,140,583 km worth of car emissions.


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Solar Power in Armstrong Creek

* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Armstrong Creek: Geelong Airport - approx. 3.7 km

Featured Solar Installers Servicing Armstrong Creek

Cerium Energy

25/2 Fastline Road, 3029

Clean Energy Council Approved Solar Retailer.

Gedlec Energy

6/220-238 Maidstone St, 3018

Clean Energy Council Approved Solar Retailer.

Evo Solar

5 Whyte Court, 3220

Uses Clean Energy Council Accredited Installers.

Winki Solar

61 Alleyne Avenue, 3228

Uses Clean Energy Council Accredited Installers.

Community Solar Statistics - Armstrong Creek, 3217


Armstrong Creek Demographics

Armstrong Creek and the postcode of 3217 has a total population of 19465 people, with a median age of 30 years. There are 7363 households in Armstrong Creek, with an average of 0.7 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.8 with a median income of 2204 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 Armstrong Creek is $1842/month. By installing solar power in Armstrong Creek, the average household could save 6.65% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $57116 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 1.28% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Armstrong Creek is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Armstrong Creek

Armstrong Creek is a suburb located in Victoria, Australia. It is situated approximately 15 kilometers south-west of Geelong and is part of the City of Greater Geelong. The town is known for its peaceful and friendly community, making it a great place to live and visit. Armstrong Creek boasts a range of modern facilities, including schools, parks, shopping centers, and medical centers, making it a self-sufficient town.

With an average of 5.5 hours of sunshine per day, Armstrong Creek is an ideal location for solar power. Solar panels installed in this area can generate a considerable amount of energy, making it a cost-effective solution for households and businesses. Additionally, the town's location and weather conditions make it an ideal place for solar energy production. With minimal shading issues and optimal panel orientation, solar yields in Armstrong Creek are high.

There are several solar installers in Armstrong Creek that offer a range of solar solutions to meet the needs of households and businesses. By installing solar panels, residents and businesses can reduce their carbon footprint, save money on energy bills, and contribute to a more sustainable future. With the town's commitment to renewable energy, Armstrong Creek is a great place to consider solar power installation.

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