Solar Power Profile - Abels Bay, TAS 7112

More than 484 homes in postcode 7112 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Abels Bay, Huon Island, Charlotte Cove, Cygnet, Deep Bay, Eggs And Bacon Bay, Garden Island Creek, Gardners Bay, Nicholls Rivulet, Randalls Bay and Verona Sands.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 2,151 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 6,763 kWh per day, or 2,468 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $894.25 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $431,986.625 per year.

Abels Bay and 7112 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 1,801.64 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 15,013,667 km worth of car emissions.


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Solar Power in Abels Bay

* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Abels Bay: Lymington (fattys Lane) - approx. 4.7 km

Featured Solar Installers Servicing Abels Bay

I Want Energy

62 Hopkins Street, 7009

The solar experts.

Whitney Electrical & Solar

52 Ascot Drive, 7055

Uses Clean Energy Council Accredited Installers.

Marshall Solar and Energy

96 Clarence Street, 7018

Ultra Greensun Solar

3 Ocean Grove, 7173

Clean Energy Council Approved Solar Retailer.

Community Solar Statistics - Abels Bay, 7112


Abels Bay Demographics

Abels Bay and the postcode of 7112 has a total population of 3257 people, with a median age of 47 years. There are 1818 households in Abels Bay, with an average of 0.8 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.3 with a median income of 1016 per week per household.

About 61% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Abels Bay is $1215/month. By installing solar power in Abels Bay, the average household could save 6.13% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $52707 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 1.69% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Abels Bay is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Abels Bay

Abels Bay is a small town located in the Huon Valley, Tasmania, with a population of just over 200 people. The town is situated on the eastern side of the Huon River, with stunning views of the surrounding mountain ranges, including the Hartz Mountains and the Adamsons Peak. Abels Bay is known for its peaceful and picturesque surroundings, making it a popular destination for tourists and nature enthusiasts.

Abels Bay receives an average of 5.5 hours of sunshine per day, with the summer months experiencing longer daylight hours. The town has a temperate climate, with mild summers and cool winters. The optimal angle for solar panels in Abels Bay is between 20-30 degrees, facing north for maximum solar yield. While shading may be an issue in some areas, solar installers in Abels Bay can provide solutions to optimize solar panel placement.

Abels Bay is an ideal location for producing solar power, with its abundant sunshine and beautiful surroundings. Installing solar energy in Abels Bay not only benefits the environment but also provides cost savings for homeowners and businesses. Solar power is a renewable energy source that reduces carbon emissions and dependence on fossil fuels. By choosing solar power, Abels Bay residents can contribute to a sustainable future while enjoying the many benefits of solar energy.

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