Solar Power Profile - Abbotsford, NSW 2046

More than 1180 homes in postcode 2046 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Abbotsford, Canada Bay, Chiswick, Five Dock, Rodd Point, Russell Lea and Wareemba.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 7,595 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 29,484 kWh per day, or 10,762 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $1,596.875 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $1,883,290.5 per year.

Abbotsford and 2046 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 7,856.26 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 65,468,833 km worth of car emissions.


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Solar Power in Abbotsford

* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Abbotsford: Abbotsford (blackwall Point Rd) - approx. 262 m

Featured Solar Installers Servicing Abbotsford

Perfect Solar Power

14 Winbourne Road, 2100

Clean Energy Council Approved Solar Installer.

Powergrid Solar

unit 8/593 Withers Rd, 2155

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Unit 18/ 152 Old Bathurst Road, 2750

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9/252 Allambie Road, 2100

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Community Solar Statistics - Abbotsford, 2046


Abbotsford Demographics

Abbotsford and the postcode of 2046 has a total population of 26139 people, with a median age of 42 years. There are 11527 households in Abbotsford, with an average of 0.9 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.5 with a median income of 2393 per week per household.

About 59% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Abbotsford is $3014/month. By installing solar power in Abbotsford, the average household could save 4.42% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $37942 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 1.28% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Abbotsford is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Abbotsford

Abbotsford is a charming suburb located in the Inner West of Sydney, New South Wales. The town is situated on the southern bank of the Parramatta River and is surrounded by other popular suburbs such as Chiswick, Wareemba, and Five Dock. Abbotsford is known for its beautiful waterfront parks, including Battersea Park and Henry Lawson Park, which offer stunning views of the river and are perfect for picnics, walks, and bike rides. The suburb is also home to a range of cafes, restaurants, and shops, making it a great place to live or visit.

Abbotsford enjoys a temperate climate with warm summers and mild winters. The suburb receives an average of 7 hours of sunshine per day, making it an ideal location for solar power. Solar panels facing north or northwest will receive the most sunlight, and the optimal angle for solar panels in Abbotsford is between 20 and 30 degrees. While shading can be an issue in some areas, a reputable solar installer can help you design a system that maximises your solar yield.

Installing solar power in Abbotsford can bring many benefits, including reduced electricity bills, increased energy independence, and a reduced carbon footprint. With the Australian government's solar rebate scheme, installing solar panels has never been more affordable. By choosing a reputable solar installer in Abbotsford, you can ensure that your system is designed to maximise your solar yield and provide you with reliable, clean energy for years to come.

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