Solar Power Profile - Abbeyard, VIC 3737

More than 785 homes in postcode 3737 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Abbeyard, Havillah, Barwidgee, Buffalo River, Dandongadale, Gapsted, Havilah, Merriang, Merriang South, Mudgegonga, Myrtleford, Nug Nug, Rosewhite, Selwyn and Wonnangatta.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 4,800 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 18,520 kWh per day, or 6,760 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $1,533 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $1,182,965 per year.

Abbeyard and 3737 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 5,610.8 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 46,756,667 km worth of car emissions.


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Solar Power in Abbeyard

* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Abbeyard: Buckland River At Twelve Mile - approx. 20.3 km

Featured Solar Installers Servicing Abbeyard

Sunrise Power Solutions

20 Stanley Street, 3690

Albury Wodonga's leading designers and installers of solar systems.

Urban Renewables

8 Wonga Park Drive, 3678

Smart solar energy.

Hines Electrix P/L

63 Odonnell Avenue, 3737

LG Solar Power Specialist & Authorised Solar Partner.

Solahart Albury Wodonga

34 Browning Street, 3677

Clean Energy Council Approved Solar Retailer.

Community Solar Statistics - Abbeyard, 3737


Abbeyard Demographics

Abbeyard and the postcode of 3737 has a total population of 4087 people, with a median age of 50 years. There are 2047 households in Abbeyard, with an average of 0.7 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.3 with a median income of 1211 per week per household.

About 66% of homes in the area are homeowners who either own their home outright or have a mortgage. The median mortage repayment in Abbeyard is $1400/month. By installing solar power in Abbeyard, the average household could save 9.13% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $78415 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 2.43% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Abbeyard is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Abbeyard

Abbeyard is a small town located in the Shire of Mansfield in the Australian state of Victoria. The town is situated in the foothills of the Victorian Alps, surrounded by beautiful mountain ranges such as the Mount Buffalo National Park, the Alpine National Park, and the Mount Hotham Alpine Resort. Abbeyard is known for its stunning natural beauty, with plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities such as hiking, camping, and skiing.

When it comes to solar power, Abbeyard is an ideal location due to its high levels of sunshine hours. The town receives an average of 5.5 hours of sunlight per day, making it an excellent location for solar panel installation. Additionally, the mountain ranges surrounding Abbeyard can create potential shading issues, so it's important to work with experienced solar installers who can ensure optimal panel placement and orientation for maximum solar yields.

Investing in solar power in Abbeyard offers numerous benefits, including reduced energy costs, increased energy independence, and a reduced carbon footprint. By harnessing the power of the sun, residents and businesses in Abbeyard can enjoy reliable and sustainable energy for years to come.

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