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Solar Power Profile - Babinda, QLD 4861

More than 232 homes in postcode 4861 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Babinda, Bartle Frere and East Russell.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 1,693 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 7,662 kWh per day, or 2,797 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $2,107.875 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $489,410.25 per year.

Babinda and 4861 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 2,041.81 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 17,015,083 km worth of car emissions.


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Solar Power in Babinda

* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Babinda: Babinda Sugar Mill - approx. 256 m

Featured Solar Installers Servicing Babinda

Replenishable Energy

29 Hartley Street, 4870

Cairns Solar PV Specialists.

De Rose Electrical

Mooroobool, 4870

Power your home with the sun's energy

Galactic Solar Solutions

41 Treetop Drive, 4868

Powering your world with the sun

Greencell Energy

23-27 Atticus St, 4868

Residential and commercial solar power solutions.

Community Solar Statistics - Babinda, 4861


Babinda Demographics

Babinda and the postcode of 4861 has a total population of 1374 people, with a median age of 47 years. There are 683 households in Babinda, with an average of 0.8 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.3 with a median income of 1131 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 Babinda is $1170/month. By installing solar power in Babinda, the average household could save 15.01% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $129017 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 3.58% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Babinda is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Babinda

BABINDA QLD 4861 is a small town located in Far North Queensland, Australia. It is situated approximately 60 kilometers south of Cairns and is known for its lush rainforests and stunning waterfalls. The town is surrounded by the beautiful Wooroonooran National Park, which is home to several mountain ranges including Mount Bartle Frere and Mount Bellenden Ker.

With an average of 300 sunny days per year and high levels of solar radiation, BABINDA QLD 4861 is an ideal location for producing solar power. Solar installers in the area can take advantage of the optimal solar panel angle and orientation to maximize solar yields. However, potential shading issues should be taken into consideration when installing solar panels in the area.

Installing solar energy in BABINDA QLD 4861 not only benefits the environment but also provides financial benefits to homeowners and businesses. With rising electricity prices, solar power offers a cost-effective alternative to traditional energy sources. By harnessing the power of the sun, residents of BABINDA QLD 4861 can reduce their carbon footprint and save money on their energy bills.

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