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Solar Power Profile - Abbey, WA 6280

More than 6788 homes in postcode 6280 have solar panels installed, which includes the towns of Abbey, Kalgup, Abba River, Acton Park, Ambergate, Anniebrook, Boallia, Bovell, Broadwater, Busselton, Carbunup River, Chapman Hill, Geographe, Hithergreen, Jindong, Kalgup, Kaloorup, Kealy, Ludlow, Marybrook, Metricup, North Jindong, Reinscourt, Ruabon, Sabina River, Siesta Park, Tutunup, Vasse, Walsall, West Busselton, Wilyabrup, Wonnerup, Yalyalup, Yelverton and Yoongarillup.

In terms of solar power, collectively that's a whopping 36,502 kW of solar panels installed that are generating on average 158,216 kWh per day, or 57,749 MWh per year. This means the average solar-powered home in this area is saving $1,469.125 per year, which combined saves this community approximately $10,106,047 per year.

Abbey and 6280 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 40,424.3 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 336,869,167 km worth of car emissions.


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Postcode 6280


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Solar Power in Abbey

* Data from The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Closest weather station to Abbey: Busselton - approx. 5.6 km

Featured Solar Installers Servicing Abbey

Powertex Energy Solutions

6 Ponsford Chase, 6280

Solar power solutions proven renewable energy solutions.


6 Bradman Street, 6280

Powering your future with the sun

Downsouth Solar Power

47 Strickland Street, 6230

Power your home with the sun!

Brett Ridge Electrical

Busselton, 6280

Powering your future with solar energy

Community Solar Statistics - Abbey, 6280


Abbey Demographics

Abbey and the postcode of 6280 has a total population of 27353 people, with a median age of 45 years. There are 13922 households in Abbey, with an average of 0.7 people per bedroom. The average number of people per household is 2.4 with a median income of 1382 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 Abbey is $1733/month. By installing solar power in Abbey, the average household could save 7.06% of their monthly mortage, resulting in approximately a $60708 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 2.04% of household income. Clearly, installing solar power in Abbey is a sensible thing to do financially and for the planet.

* Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Data

About Abbey

Abba River is a small town located in the South West region of Western Australia. It is situated approximately 10km east of Busselton and 220km south of Perth. The town is known for its picturesque landscapes and natural beauty, making it a popular tourist destination. The area is surrounded by lush forests, rolling hills and winding rivers, providing visitors with a range of outdoor activities such as hiking, fishing and camping.

Abba River experiences a Mediterranean climate with hot summers and mild winters. The town receives an average of 8 hours of sunshine per day, making it an ideal location for solar power. With the increasing demand for renewable energy sources, solar power has become an attractive option for homeowners and businesses in Abba River. Solar installers in the area can help residents to design and install solar panels that are optimally angled and oriented to maximise their solar yields.

Installing solar panels in Abba River has a range of benefits, including reducing electricity bills and decreasing carbon emissions. Solar power can also increase the value of a property and provide a reliable source of energy during power outages. With the abundance of sunshine in Abba River, solar power is a sustainable and cost-effective choice for those looking to reduce their carbon footprint and save money on energy costs.

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