Solar Power Profile - Abbotsham, TAS 7315

More than 1424 homes in postcode 7315 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Abbotsham, Castra, Gawler, Gunns Plains, Leith, Loongana, Nietta, North Motton, Preston, South Nietta, South Preston, Spalford, Sprent, Turners Beach, Ulverstone, Upper Castra and West Ulverstone.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 7,655 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 26,800 kWh per day, or 9,782 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $1,213.625 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $1,711,850 per year.

Abbotsham and 7315 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 7,140.86 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 59,507,167 km worth of car emissions.


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Solar Power in Abbotsham

* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Abbotsham: Kindred (clerke Plains Road) - approx. 3.4 km

Featured Solar Installers Servicing Abbotsham

DMS Energy

56 Sheffield Road, 7310

Master Electrician Australia Awards (Winner 2023)


22 Barnes Road, 7310

Uses Clean Energy Council Accredited Installers.


23 Bravo Street, 7325

Uses Clean Energy Council Accredited Installers.

Degree C

2 Fairair Court, 7315

Uses Clean Energy Council Accredited Installers.

Community Solar Statistics - Abbotsham, 7315


Abbotsham Demographics

Abbotsham and the postcode of 7315 has a total population of 14433 people, with a median age of 48 years. There are 6895 households in Abbotsham, with an average of 0.8 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.3 with a median income of 1136 per week per household.

About 69% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Abbotsham is $1220/month. By installing solar power in Abbotsham, the average household could save 8.29% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $71238 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 2.05% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Abbotsham is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Abbotsham

Abbotsham is a small town located in Tasmania, Australia. It is situated on the north-west coast of the state, overlooking Bass Strait. The town is known for its stunning natural beauty, with rolling hills, lush forests, and pristine beaches. Visitors can enjoy a range of outdoor activities, such as hiking, fishing, and surfing. Abbotsham is also home to a number of historic buildings, including the Abbotsham Heritage Trail, which takes visitors on a journey through the town's rich history.

Abbotsham enjoys a temperate maritime climate, with mild temperatures and moderate rainfall throughout the year. The town experiences an average of 2000 hours of sunshine per year, making it an ideal location for solar power. Solar panels should be installed facing north and at an angle of around 30 degrees to maximise solar yields. However, shading can be an issue in some areas, so it is important to consult with a qualified solar installer to determine the optimal location for solar panels.

Installing solar power in Abbotsham has a number of benefits. Solar energy is a clean and renewable source of energy, which can help to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and combat climate change. It can also help to reduce energy costs for homeowners and businesses, and increase energy independence. There are a number of solar installers in Abbotsham and the surrounding areas, who can provide expert advice and installation services for those interested in solar power.

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