Solar Power Profile - Albany, WA 6330
More than 4202 homes in postcode 6330 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Albany, Centennial Park, Bayonet Head, Big Grove, Bornholm, Collingwood Heights, Collingwood Park, Cuthbert, Drome, Elleker, Emu Point, Frenchman Bay, Gledhow, Goode Beach, Green Valley, Kalgan, King River, Kronkup, Lange, Little Grove, Lockyer, Lower King, Lowlands, Marbelup, Mckail, Middleton Beach, Millbrook, Milpara, Mira Mar, Mount Clarence, Mount Elphinstone, Mount Melville, Nanarup, Napier, Nullaki, Orana, Port Albany, Robinson, Sandpatch, Seppings, Spencer Park, Torbay, Torndirrup, Vancouver Peninsula, Walmsley, Warrenup, West Cape Howe, Willyung, Yakamia and Youngs Siding.
In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 19,891 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 74,848 kWh per day, or 27,320 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $1,149.75 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $4,780,916 per year.
Albany and 6330 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 19,124 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 159,366,667 km worth of car emissions.
Solar Power in Albany
* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Albany: Albany - approx. 344 m
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Community Solar Statistics - Albany, 6330
Albany and the postcode of 6330 has a total population of 33971 people, with a median age of 45 years. There are 16663 households in Albany, with an average of 0.7 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.4 with a median income of 1349 per week per household.
About 61% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Albany is $1517/month. By installing solar power in Albany, the average household could save 6.32% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $54276 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 1.64% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Albany is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data
Albany WA 6330 is a charming coastal town located in the Great Southern region of Western Australia. It is situated approximately 400km southeast of Perth and boasts a rich history, stunning natural scenery, and a vibrant community. Visitors to Albany can enjoy a range of attractions, including the iconic Natural Bridge and The Gap, the historic Whaling Station, and the award-winning National Anzac Centre.
When it comes to solar power, Albany is an excellent location due to its high levels of sunshine hours and relatively mild climate. The optimal angle for solar panels in Albany is around 30-35 degrees, with a north-facing orientation. However, it's important to note that shading can be an issue in some areas, so it's essential to work with a reputable solar installer who can assess your property and provide tailored advice.
By installing solar energy in Albany, residents and businesses can take advantage of the town's abundant sunshine to generate clean, renewable energy and reduce their reliance on the grid. With the help of experienced solar installers, it's possible to achieve significant energy savings and reduce your carbon footprint, all while enjoying the many benefits of living in this beautiful coastal town.