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Solar Power Profile - Melbourne, VIC 3000

More than 91 homes in postcode 3000 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Melbourne.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 2,433 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 8,749 kWh per day, or 3,193 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $6,132 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $558,842.375 per year.

Melbourne and 3000 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 2,650.19 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 22,084,917 km worth of car emissions.


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Solar Power in Melbourne

* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Melbourne: Melbourne Regional Office - approx. 1 km

Featured Solar Installers Servicing Melbourne

Jet Solar

100 Cootamundra Drive, 3150

Victoria's highest rated solar installer.

SunGroup Energy

110 Indian Drive, 3173

Power on and save today!

Zing Solar Vic

2 Main Street, 3030

100% Australian based

KIK Electrics

Unit 106/45 Gilby Road, 3149

Clean Energy Council Approved Solar Retailer.

Community Solar Statistics - Melbourne, 3000


Melbourne Demographics

Melbourne and the postcode of 3000 has a total population of 37142 people, with a median age of 28 years. There are 32013 households in Melbourne, with an average of 1.1 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 1.7 with a median income of 1306 per week per household.

About 15% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Melbourne is $1733/month. By installing solar power in Melbourne, the average household could save 29.49% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $253391 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 9.03% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Melbourne is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Melbourne

MELBOURNE VIC 3000 is a vibrant and bustling city located in the heart of Melbourne's central business district. The town is known for its rich cultural heritage, world-class dining, and shopping experiences. Visitors can explore the city's many laneways, which are home to some of the best street art in the world, or take a stroll through the beautiful Royal Botanic Gardens.

With an average of 2,200 hours of sunshine per year, MELBOURNE VIC 3000 is an ideal location for solar power. Solar panels can be installed on rooftops or in open spaces to harness the sun's energy and generate electricity. Solar installers in the area can help residents and businesses design and install solar systems that are optimised for the local climate and conditions.

By investing in solar power, residents and businesses in MELBOURNE VIC 3000 can save money on electricity bills, reduce their carbon footprint, and contribute to a more sustainable future. Solar energy is a clean and renewable source of power that can help to reduce reliance on fossil fuels and mitigate the impacts of climate change. With a range of incentives and rebates available, now is a great time to explore the benefits of solar power in MELBOURNE VIC 3000.

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