Solar Power Profile - Arthur River, WA 6315

More than 360 homes in postcode 6315 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Arthur River, Ballaying, Cancanning, Collanilling, Dongolocking, Gundaring, Jaloran, Lime Lake, Minding, Piesseville, Wagin and Wedgecarrup.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 1,711 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 7,418 kWh per day, or 2,708 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $1,341.375 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $473,824.75 per year.

Arthur River and 6315 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 1,895.6 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 15,796,667 km worth of car emissions.


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* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Arthur River: Arthur River - approx. 716 m

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Great Southern Electrical Services

Narrogin, 6312

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Arthur River Demographics

Arthur River and the postcode of 6315 has a total population of 1574 people, with a median age of 49 years. There are 859 households in Arthur River, with an average of 0.7 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.2 with a median income of 1206 per week per household.

About 63% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Arthur River is $875/month. By installing solar power in Arthur River, the average household could save 12.78% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $109782 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 2.14% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Arthur River is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Arthur River

Arthur River is a small town located in the Great Southern region of Western Australia, with a population of around 200 people. The town is situated on the banks of the Arthur River and surrounded by stunning natural beauty, including the nearby Porongurup and Stirling Ranges. Visitors can enjoy hiking, birdwatching, and exploring the local flora and fauna.

Arthur River enjoys a Mediterranean climate, with mild winters and warm summers. The town receives an average of 8 hours of sunshine per day, making it an ideal location for solar power production. With the right solar panel angle and orientation, homeowners and businesses in Arthur River can take advantage of the abundant sunshine to generate their own renewable energy.

Installing solar energy systems in Arthur River can provide a range of benefits, including lower electricity bills, reduced carbon footprint, and increased energy independence. Local solar installers can help residents and businesses choose the right solar panels and design a system that maximizes solar yields while minimizing shading issues. By investing in solar power, Arthur River can reduce its reliance on fossil fuels and contribute to a more sustainable future.

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