Queensland Still Leads in Small-Scale Solar Installations in Australia

An article published on the website of Energy Matters mentioned that there were a total of 6,927 small-scale systems installed nationally in September with an overall generation capacity of 36,265kW. Queensland still has the highest level of small-scale installations in the country with a total of 2,153 systems installed in September.

The CER presents a monthly update of the small-scale renewable energy system installations under the Renewable energy Target’s Small-scale Renewable Energy Scheme.

The following are the national trends and analysis included in CER’s latest report:

  • Installation rates for September are currently tracking lower than August, with 6,927 installed compared to 8,017 last month
  • Queensland had the highest number of commercial-sized solar PV systems (10-100kW) installed in September, with 149 systems installed
  • There were 409 commercial sized solar PV systems (10-100kW) installed Australia-wide in September
  • There were 132 PV systems that had a concurrent battery storage installation in September

In the initial half of the present year, a 23 percent increase in small-scale solar systems installations in the country was posted, which, according to an analysis, could have reduced the trading price of Small-Scale Technology Certificates (STC) from $40 to $30.50 in September. The decrease in the price affected the amount that solar energy rebate installers could pass on to their customers.

Meanwhile, New South Wales posted the second highest level of small-scale installations in Australia in September with 23 percent of the overall number of installations in the country. It also had 104 commercial-sized solar PV systems (10-100kW) and 48 PV systems that had a concurrent battery storage installation.

The following are the highest performing solar postcodes in Australia for September:

  • Yanchep (6035) in Western Australia
  • Tarneit (3029) and Pakenham (3810) in Victoria
  • Northgate (5085) in South Australia
  • Upper Coomer (4209) in Queensland
  • Gunn (0832) in the Northern Territory
  • Casino (2470) in New South Wales
  • Ngunnawal (2913) and Moncrieff (2914) in the ACT
  • Launceston (7250) in Tasmania

Visit this site for the full report.

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