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Solar Power Profile - Alma, WA 6535

More than 395 homes in postcode 6535 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Alma, Bowes, East Bowes, Gregory, Horrocks, Isseka, Northampton, Ogilvie, Sandy Gully and Yallabatharra.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 2,481 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 12,229 kWh per day, or 4,464 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $1,980.125 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $781,127.375 per year.

Alma and 6535 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 3,124.8 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 26,040,000 km worth of car emissions.


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* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Alma: Wundi - approx. 3 km

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Alma Demographics

Alma and the postcode of 6535 has a total population of 1332 people, with a median age of 55 years. There are 814 households in Alma, with an average of 0.7 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.2 with a median income of 1068 per week per household.

About 55% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Alma is $1192/month. By installing solar power in Alma, the average household could save 13.84% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $118961 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 3.57% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Alma is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Alma

ALMA WA 6535 is a small town located in the Mid West region of Western Australia. The town is surrounded by the picturesque Irwin District, which is known for its stunning landscapes and natural beauty. One of the main attractions in the area is the Coalseam Conservation Park, which features unique flora and fauna, as well as a range of walking trails and picnic areas.

When it comes to solar power, ALMA WA 6535 is an ideal location for solar panel installation. The town experiences an average of 8 hours of sunshine per day, making it one of the sunniest places in Western Australia. The optimal angle for solar panels in the area is around 30 degrees, and the best orientation is north-facing. While there may be some shading issues due to trees or buildings, a qualified solar installer can help to design a system that maximises solar yields.

Investing in solar power in ALMA WA 6535 has a range of benefits. Not only can it help to reduce your electricity bills, but it also has a positive impact on the environment. By generating your own renewable energy, you can reduce your carbon footprint and contribute to a more sustainable future. Additionally, there are a range of government incentives and rebates available for solar power installations, making it an affordable option for homeowners and businesses alike.

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