Solar Power Profile - Amber, QLD 4871

More than 1611 homes in postcode 4871 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Amber, Four Mile Beach, Helenvale, Kidston, Koah, Mamu, Spurgeon, Abingdon Downs, Almaden, Aloomba, 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 11,681 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 60,647 kWh per day, or 22,136 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $2,427.25 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $3,873,827.125 per year.

Amber 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 16,159.28 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 134,660,667 km worth of car emissions.


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* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Amber: Burlington - approx. 19.9 km

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Amber Demographics

Amber and the postcode of 4871 has a total population of 9454 people, with a median age of 42 years. There are 4076 households in Amber, 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 Amber is $1300/month. By installing solar power in Amber, the average household could save 15.56% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $133708 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 3.73% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Amber is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Amber

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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