Solar Power Profile - Archer River, QLD 4892

More than 62 homes in postcode 4892 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Archer River, Arbouin, Aurukun, Bellevue, Coen, Dixie, Gamboola, Groganville, Highbury, Iron Range, Kowanyama, Lakefield, Laura, Lizard, Lyndside, Maramie, Palmer, Pormpuraaw, Ravensworth, Staaten, Wrotham, Yagoonya, Yarraden, Abingdon Downs, Edward River, Gununa, Holroyd River, Lockhart River, Mount Mulgrave, Red River, South Wellesley Islands, Wellesley Islands and West Wellesley Islands.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 1,301 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 6,320 kWh per day, or 2,307 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $6,515.25 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $403,690 per year.

Archer River and 4892 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 1,684.11 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 14,034,250 km worth of car emissions.


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* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Archer River: Merluna - approx. 32.8 km

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Archer River Demographics

Archer River and the postcode of 4892 has a total population of 4555 people, with a median age of 30 years. There are 1632 households in Archer River, with an average of 1.2 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 3.4 with a median income of 1080 per week per household.

About 7% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Archer River is $600/month. By installing solar power in Archer River, the average household could save 90.49% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $777620 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 11.6% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Archer River is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Archer River

Abingdon Downs is a small town located in the far north of Queensland, Australia. It is situated in the Gulf Savannah region, surrounded by vast grasslands and rugged terrain, making it a popular destination for adventure seekers and nature enthusiasts. The town is home to several local landmarks, including the Abingdon Downs Homestead, which dates back to the 1890s, and the nearby Cobbold Gorge, a spectacular natural wonder that attracts visitors from all over the world.

Abingdon Downs is blessed with abundant sunshine, with an average of over 300 sunny days per year. This makes it an ideal location for solar power generation, with many local businesses and households already taking advantage of the benefits of solar energy. The optimal solar panel angle and orientation in Abingdon Downs is generally facing north at an angle of around 23 degrees, which maximises solar yields and minimises shading issues. With the help of local solar installers, residents can easily install solar panels on their homes and businesses, reducing their reliance on non-renewable energy sources and saving money on their power bills.

By harnessing the power of the sun, Abingdon Downs is leading the way in renewable energy and sustainable living. Solar power is an excellent investment for the future, providing a reliable source of clean energy that can help to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and combat climate change. With its abundant sunshine, stunning natural scenery, and welcoming community, Abingdon Downs is the perfect place to embrace solar power and join the growing movement towards a more sustainable future.

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