Solar Power Profile - Abercorn, QLD 4627

More than 159 homes in postcode 4627 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Abercorn, Ceratodus, Cheltenham, Cynthia, Eidsvold, Eidsvold East, Eidsvold West, Grosvenor, Malmoe and Wuruma Dam.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 1,091 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 5,067 kWh per day, or 1,849 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $2,044 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $323,654.625 per year.

Abercorn and 4627 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 1,349.77 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 11,248,083 km worth of car emissions.


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* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Abercorn: Abercorn - approx. 1.4 km

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Abercorn Demographics

Abercorn and the postcode of 4627 has a total population of 766 people, with a median age of 47 years. There are 385 households in Abercorn, with an average of 0.8 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.3 with a median income of 980 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 Abercorn is $834/month. By installing solar power in Abercorn, the average household could save 20.42% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $175510 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 4.01% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Abercorn is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Abercorn

Located in the western region of Queensland, Abercorn is a small town with a population of approximately 200 people. The town is situated in the North Burnett Region and is surrounded by beautiful mountain ranges such as the Auburn Ranges, Mount Wooroolin, and Mount Perry. Abercorn is known for its peaceful and serene environment, making it an ideal location for those who want to escape the hustle and bustle of the city.

With an average of 9.5 hours of sunshine per day, Abercorn has a great potential for solar power production. The town experiences a subtropical climate with hot summers and mild winters. The optimal angle for solar panels in Abercorn is between 20-30 degrees, facing north to north-east to maximise solar yields. However, shading issues should be taken into consideration when installing solar panels in the area.

By installing solar panels in Abercorn, residents can benefit from reduced electricity bills and contribute to a more sustainable future. Solar installers in the area can help homeowners and businesses design and install solar energy systems that meet their specific needs. With the abundance of sunshine in Abercorn, harnessing solar power is a great way to reduce carbon emissions and take advantage of renewable energy sources.

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