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Solar Power Profile - Mount Waverley, VIC 3149

More than 3348 homes in postcode 3149 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Mount Waverley, Pinewood and Syndal.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 18,265 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 64,380 kWh per day, or 23,499 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 $4,112,272.5 per year.

Mount Waverley and 3149 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 19,504.17 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 162,534,750 km worth of car emissions.


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* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Mount Waverley: Riversdale Golf Club - approx. 1.1 km

Featured Solar Installers Servicing Mount Waverley

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 - Mount Waverley, 3149


Mount Waverley Demographics

Mount Waverley and the postcode of 3149 has a total population of 34198 people, with a median age of 40 years. There are 13526 households in Mount Waverley, with an average of 0.8 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.7 with a median income of 2066 per week per household.

About 68% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Mount Waverley is $2600/month. By installing solar power in Mount Waverley, the average household could save 3.89% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $33427 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 1.13% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Mount Waverley is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Mount Waverley

Mount Waverley is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, located 16 kilometres south-east of the city's central business district. The suburb is known for its leafy streets, quality schools and easy access to public transport. It is also home to a variety of shops, cafes and restaurants, making it a popular destination for locals and visitors alike. One of the main attractions in Mount Waverley is the Mount Waverley Village Shopping Centre, which features a range of retail outlets and eateries.

With an average of 2200 hours of sunshine per year, Mount Waverley is an ideal location for solar power. The optimal angle for solar panels in Mount Waverley is between 20 and 30 degrees, facing north. However, shading can be an issue in some areas, so it's important to consult with a professional solar installer to determine the best location for your panels. By installing solar energy in Mount Waverley, residents can reduce their reliance on traditional energy sources and save money on their electricity bills.

There are several benefits to installing solar power in Mount Waverley. Not only does it reduce your carbon footprint and help to combat climate change, but it can also increase the value of your property. In addition, there are a number of government incentives available to encourage the installation of solar panels, including rebates and feed-in tariffs. By working with a reputable solar installer in Mount Waverley, you can take advantage of these incentives and enjoy the many benefits of renewable energy.

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