Solar Power Profile - Arthurs Creek, VIC 3099
More than 604 homes in postcode 3099 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Arthurs Creek, Cottles Bridge, Hurstbridge, Nutfield and Strathewen.
In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 3,240 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 11,343 kWh per day, or 4,140 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $1,213.625 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $724,534.125 per year.
Arthurs Creek and 3099 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 3,436.2 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 28,635,000 km worth of car emissions.
Solar Power in Arthurs Creek
* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Arthurs Creek: St. Andrews (hilderbrand Road) - approx. 5.6 km
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Arthurs Creek Demographics
Arthurs Creek and the postcode of 3099 has a total population of 4770 people, with a median age of 43 years. There are 1822 households in Arthurs Creek, with an average of 0.8 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.8 with a median income of 2162 per week per household.
About 82% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Arthurs Creek is $2025/month. By installing solar power in Arthurs Creek, the average household could save 4.99% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $42919 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 1.08% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Arthurs Creek is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data
About Arthurs Creek
Arthurs Creek is a charming town located in Victoria, Australia. It is situated in the Shire of Nillumbik, about 29 km northeast of Melbourne. The town is known for its peaceful and serene atmosphere, surrounded by beautiful natural landscapes and scenic views. Some of the notable attractions in Arthurs Creek include the Arthurs Creek Nature Conservation Reserve, the Kinglake National Park, and the Sugarloaf Reservoir.
Arthurs Creek enjoys a temperate climate with warm summers and cool winters. The town receives an average of 2,200 hours of sunshine per year, making it an ideal location for solar power production. With the right solar panel angle and orientation, homeowners and businesses in Arthurs Creek can benefit from significant energy savings and reduced carbon emissions. Shading issues can be mitigated by proper installation and maintenance by professional solar installers.
Installing solar energy systems in Arthurs Creek can provide numerous benefits, including reduced electricity bills, increased property value, and a more sustainable energy source. In addition, solar power can help reduce the town's carbon footprint and contribute to a cleaner and healthier environment. With the support of local solar installers and incentives from the government, Arthurs Creek can become a leader in renewable energy and a shining example of the benefits of solar power.