Solar Power Profile - Amelup, WA 6338

More than 107 homes in postcode 6338 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Amelup, Borden, Boxwood Hill, Bremer Bay, Magitup, Monjebup, Nalyerlup, North Stirlings and Stirling Range National Park.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 621 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 2,543 kWh per day, or 928 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $1,533 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $162,434.125 per year.

Amelup and 6338 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 649.6 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 5,413,333 km worth of car emissions.


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* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Amelup: Amelup - approx. 573 m

Featured Solar Installers Servicing Amelup

Jerramungup Electrical Service

19 Truscott Street, 6337

Uses Clean Energy Council Accredited Installers.

Community Solar Statistics - Amelup, 6338


Amelup Demographics

Amelup and the postcode of 6338 has a total population of 624 people, with a median age of 46 years. There are 595 households in Amelup, with an average of 0.8 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.3 with a median income of 1336 per week per household.

About 32% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Amelup is $1092/month. By installing solar power in Amelup, the average household could save 11.7% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $100533 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 2.21% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Amelup is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Amelup

Amelup is a small town located in the Great Southern region of Western Australia. The town is situated approximately 400 km south of Perth and 30 km north of the coastal town of Esperance. Amelup is known for its picturesque landscapes, with rolling hills, lush forests, and stunning mountain ranges.

One of the main attractions in Amelup is the Stirling Range National Park, which is home to several peaks, including Bluff Knoll, the highest peak in the park. The park is a popular destination for hikers and nature enthusiasts, offering stunning views of the surrounding landscapes. Another popular attraction is the Porongurup Range, which is located just a short drive from Amelup. The range is home to several walking trails and offers breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside.

Amelup is an ideal location for solar power due to its high levels of sunshine and minimal shading issues. With an average of 8 hours of sunshine per day, the town receives plenty of sunlight to power solar panels. Solar installers in Amelup can take advantage of the town's optimal solar panel angle and orientation to maximise solar yields. Additionally, installing solar energy in Amelup can help reduce carbon emissions and provide a sustainable source of energy for the town.

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