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Solar Power Profile - Abingdon Downs, QLD 4871

More than 1713 homes in postcode 4871 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Abingdon Downs, Four Mile Beach, Helenvale, Kidston, Koah, Mamu, Spurgeon, Almaden, Aloomba, Amber, Aurukun, Basilisk, Bellenden Ker, Blackbull, Bolwarra, Bombeeta, Boogan, Bramston Beach, Bulleringa, Camp Creek, Chillagoe, Claraville, Coen, Conjuboy, Coralie, Cowley, Cowley Beach, Cowley Creek, Croydon, Crystalbrook, Currajah, Deeral, Desailly, East Creek, East Trinity, Edward River, Einasleigh, Esmeralda, Fishery Falls, Fitzroy Island, Forsayth, Fossilbrook, Georgetown, Germantown, Gilbert River, Gilberton, Glen Boughton, Green Island, Gununa, Hurricane, Julatten, Karron, Kowanyama, Kurrimine Beach, Lakeland, Lakeland Downs, Laura, Lockhart, Lower Cowley, Lyndhurst, Macalister Range, Mena Creek, Miriwinni, Mirriwinni, Moresby, Mornington Island, Mount Carbine, Mount Molloy, Mount Mulligan, Mount Surprise, Northhead, Nychum, Petford, Pormpuraaw, Portland Roads, Rookwood, Sandy Pocket, South Wellesley Islands, Southedge, Springfield, Stockton, Strathmore, Talaroo, Thornborough, Utchee Creek, Wangan, Warrubullen, Waugh Pocket, Wellesley Islands, West Wellesley Islands, Woopen Creek and Yarrabah.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 13,027 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 69,184 kWh per day, or 25,252 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $2,555 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $4,419,128 per year.

Abingdon Downs and 4871 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 18,433.96 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 153,616,333 km worth of car emissions.


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Solar Power in Abingdon Downs

* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Abingdon Downs: Abingdon Downs Station - approx. 28.4 km

Featured Solar Installers Servicing Abingdon Downs

Go Green Energy

Redlynch, 4870

Solar power experts for the Cairns region.

Replenishable Energy

29 Hartley Street, 4870

Cairns Solar PV Specialists.

Buzzed Electrical

Manoora, 4870

Powering your home with sustainable energy

De Rose Electrical

Mooroobool, 4870

Power your home with the sun's energy

Community Solar Statistics - Abingdon Downs, 4871


Abingdon Downs Demographics

Abingdon Downs and the postcode of 4871 has a total population of 9454 people, with a median age of 42 years. There are 4076 households in Abingdon Downs, with an average of 1 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.7 with a median income of 1250 per week per household.

About 53% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Abingdon Downs is $1300/month. By installing solar power in Abingdon Downs, the average household could save 16.38% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $140746 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 3.93% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Abingdon Downs is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Abingdon Downs

Abingdon Downs is a small town located in the Far North Queensland region of Australia. The town is situated approximately 1600 km north-west of Brisbane and 200 km south-west of Cairns, making it a remote and isolated location. Despite its small size, Abingdon Downs boasts a range of unique features and attractions that make it an ideal destination for tourists and solar power enthusiasts alike.

One of the main attractions of Abingdon Downs is its stunning natural beauty. The town is surrounded by a range of rugged mountain ranges, including the Great Dividing Range and the Atherton Tablelands, which provide a picturesque backdrop for the town. Additionally, Abingdon Downs is located in an area that receives high levels of sunshine, making it an ideal location for solar power production and installation. Solar installers in Abingdon Downs can take advantage of the town's optimal solar panel angle and orientation to maximise solar yields and minimise shading issues.

Another benefit of solar power in Abingdon Downs is its potential to reduce the town's reliance on non-renewable energy sources. By installing solar panels, residents and businesses in Abingdon Downs can generate their own clean, renewable energy, reducing their carbon footprint and helping to combat climate change. Additionally, solar power can help to reduce electricity bills and provide a reliable source of power in remote and isolated locations like Abingdon Downs.

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