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Solar Power Profile - Chirnside Park, VIC 3116

More than 1339 homes in postcode 3116 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Chirnside Park.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 7,821 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 27,195 kWh per day, or 9,926 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $1,277.5 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $1,737,080.625 per year.

Chirnside Park and 3116 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 8,238.58 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 68,654,833 km worth of car emissions.


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* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Chirnside Park: Mooroolbark - approx. 4.8 km

Featured Solar Installers Servicing Chirnside Park

Jet Solar

100 Cootamundra Drive, 3150

Victoria's highest rated solar installer.

SunGroup Energy

110 Indian Drive, 3173

Power on and save today!

KIK Electrics

Unit 106/45 Gilby Road, 3149

Clean Energy Council Approved Solar Retailer.

TCK Solar

27A Dawson Street, 3058

All electric energy solutions for your home.

Community Solar Statistics - Chirnside Park, 3116


Chirnside Park Demographics

Chirnside Park and the postcode of 3116 has a total population of 11319 people, with a median age of 38 years. There are 4264 households in Chirnside Park, with an average of 0.8 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.8 with a median income of 2084 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 Chirnside Park is $2167/month. By installing solar power in Chirnside Park, the average household could save 4.91% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $42217 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 1.18% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Chirnside Park is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Chirnside Park

Chirnside Park is a suburb located in the outer eastern suburbs of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. The suburb is known for its beautiful scenery and natural surroundings, making it an ideal location for outdoor enthusiasts. The suburb is home to the Chirnside Park Country Club, which offers a range of recreational activities including golf, tennis, and swimming.

Chirnside Park is blessed with an abundance of sunshine throughout the year, making it an ideal location for solar power. The suburb receives an average of 5.5 hours of sunshine per day, which is more than enough to power a solar panel system. With the help of solar installers in Chirnside Park, homeowners can take advantage of this abundant sunshine to produce their own renewable energy and reduce their reliance on the grid.

Installing solar panels in Chirnside Park can provide a range of benefits, including lower energy bills, reduced carbon footprint, and increased property value. Solar panels can be installed at the optimal angle and orientation to maximise solar yields, and any potential shading issues can be addressed by experienced solar installers in the area. With the help of solar power, Chirnside Park can become a more sustainable and environmentally friendly community.

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