The Northern Beaches produces approximately two million tonnes of C02 a year, with electricity consumption responsible for 56% of that. There are signs that our community has already begun to embrace renewable energy, but collectively we need to do more.
More than 12,500 homes on the peninsula now benefit from solar power, which is a reduction of around 70,800 tonnes of carbon emissions each year (according to the Australian PV Institute [APVI] to 31/12/21). This is the equivalent of over 21,000 cars off the road per year!
Council has set an ambitious target of “50% of suitable premises with solar panels installed by 2030”. Our target will not only dramatically reduce emissions, it has the potential to reduce your energy bill too.
A household with a 10kW solar system could save more than $1650 per year on their energy bill (APVI, 2021)
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