Solar Power Profile - Arnold, VIC 3551

More than 6093 homes in postcode 3551 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Arnold, Bendigo Forward, Arnold West, Ascot, Axe Creek, Axedale, Bagshot, Bagshot North, Cornella, Creek View, Emu Creek, Eppalock, Epsom, Huntly, Huntly North, Junortoun, Kimbolton, Lake Eppalock, Llanelly, Lockwood, Lockwood South, Longlea, Maiden Gully, Mandurang, Mandurang South, Minto, Mosquito Creek, Murphys Creek, Myola, Myola East, Myrtle Creek, Newbridge, Painswick, Pilchers Bridge, Sedgwick, Strathfieldsaye, Tarnagulla, Toolleen, Waanyarra, Wellsford and Woodstock On Loddon.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 36,039 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 143,337 kWh per day, or 52,318 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $1,533 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $9,155,650.875 per year.

Arnold and 3551 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 43,423.94 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 361,866,167 km worth of car emissions.


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Solar Power in Arnold

* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Arnold: Tarnagulla (llanelly) - approx. 8.1 km

Featured Solar Installers Servicing Arnold

Central Spark Victoria

105 Fords Road, 3451

Clean Energy Council Approved Solar Retailer.

Solar Pro Bendigo

96 Rowena Street, 3550

Get it done by a PRO

TCA Electrical Contractors

Victoria, 3550

Clean Energy Council Approved Solar Retailer.

Mr Eco

Victoria, 3550

Clean Energy Council Approved Solar Retailer.

Community Solar Statistics - Arnold, 3551


Arnold Demographics

Arnold and the postcode of 3551 has a total population of 33777 people, with a median age of 37 years. There are 12609 households in Arnold, with an average of 0.8 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.9 with a median income of 2012 per week per household.

About 80% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Arnold is $1625/month. By installing solar power in Arnold, the average household could save 7.86% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $67558 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 1.47% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Arnold is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Arnold

Arnold is a charming town located in Victoria, Australia. Situated in the northeast of Melbourne, Arnold is known for its beautiful natural surroundings and rich history. The town is surrounded by the stunning Great Dividing Range, which offers breathtaking views and a variety of outdoor activities such as hiking, camping, and skiing.

Arnold is also home to several landmarks and attractions, including the historic Old Post Office, the scenic Lake Eildon National Park, and the popular Mansfield Zoo. Visitors can enjoy a range of outdoor activities, such as fishing, boating, and swimming in the lake, or exploring the local wineries and breweries.

With its sunny climate and high levels of solar radiation, Arnold is an ideal location for solar power. The town receives an average of 5.5 hours of sunshine per day, making it an excellent choice for solar panel installation. Solar power is a clean and renewable energy source that can help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and lower energy costs. By installing solar panels in Arnold, homeowners and businesses can take advantage of the town's sunny climate to generate their own electricity and reduce their reliance on the grid. Solar installers in Arnold can help residents choose the best solar panel angle and orientation to maximise solar yields and avoid potential shading issues.

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