Solar Power Profile - Abergowrie, QLD 4850

More than 2085 homes in postcode 4850 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Abergowrie, Allingham, Bambaroo, Bemerside, Blackrock, Braemeadows, Coolbie, Cordelia, Dalrymple Creek, Foresthome, Forrest Beach, Gairloch, Garrawalt, Halifax, Hawkins Creek, Helens Hill, Ingham, Lannercost, Long Pocket, Lucinda, Macknade, Mount Fox, Orient, Peacock Siding, Taylors Beach, Toobanna, Trebonne, Upper Stone, Valley Of Lagoons, Victoria Plantation, Wallaman, Wharps and Yuruga.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 11,318 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 51,756 kWh per day, or 18,891 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 $3,305,914.5 per year.

Abergowrie and 4850 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 13,790.43 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 114,920,250 km worth of car emissions.


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* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Abergowrie: Abergowrie Alert - approx. 5.4 km

Featured Solar Installers Servicing Abergowrie

J&P Lahtinen Electrical

3 Gardiner Street, 4850

Uses Clean Energy Council Accredited Installers.

Community Solar Statistics - Abergowrie, 4850


Abergowrie Demographics

Abergowrie and the postcode of 4850 has a total population of 9833 people, with a median age of 51 years. There are 5374 households in Abergowrie, with an average of 0.7 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.2 with a median income of 1161 per week per household.

About 58% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Abergowrie is $1170/month. By installing solar power in Abergowrie, the average household could save 11.37% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $97740 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 2.65% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Abergowrie is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Abergowrie

Located in Far North Queensland, Abergowrie is a small town with a population of just over 100 people. The town is surrounded by lush greenery and is situated near the Herbert River, making it an ideal location for nature lovers. Abergowrie is also home to the Abergowrie State Forest, which is a popular destination for hiking and camping.

With an average of 300 sunny days per year, Abergowrie is an excellent location for solar power. The optimal angle for solar panels in Abergowrie is between 20 and 30 degrees, facing north. However, it's important to note that shading can be an issue in some areas, so it's important to work with a reputable solar installer to ensure optimal solar yields.

Installing solar energy in Abergowrie is a great way to take advantage of the town's abundant sunshine and reduce your carbon footprint. By producing your own renewable energy, you can save money on your energy bills and contribute to a more sustainable future. If you're interested in installing solar panels in Abergowrie, be sure to work with a qualified solar installer who can help you design a system that meets your unique energy needs.

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