The Clean Energy Regulator (CER) has released its small-scale renewable energy data tracker for July to September 2018, revealing a snapshot of small-scale installations in Australia under the Small-scale Renewable Energy Scheme.
Key findings are as follows.
National trends for July to September 2018
- There were 63,514 small-scale installations nationally with a total capacity of 351,833kW.
- Queensland had the highest level of small-scale installations with 15,991 installed. New South Wales was a close second with 15,883 systems installed.
- There were 4844 commercial sized solar PV systems (10-100 kW) installed Australia-wide.
- New South Wales had the highest number of commercial sized solar PV systems (10-100 kW) installed with 1507 systems installed.
- There were 1278 solar PV systems that had a concurrent battery storage installation.
Small-scale renewable energy systems and capacity installed for top suburbs this quarter
This table shows the total number of small-scale renewable energy systems and the capacity of small generation units installed under the Small-scale Renewable Energy Scheme in each of the top performing postcodes for July – September 2018. The capacity data relates to solar PV generation capacity and not electricity displacement from air source heat pumps or solar water heaters.
|State||Top suburb||Solar water heater installations||Solar PV installations||Installed capacity (kW)|
Small-scale renewable energy systems installed across Australia: July to September 2018
This map shows the total number of small-scale renewable energy systems installed under the Small-scale Renewable Energy Scheme in each state and territory for July–September 2018, the top performing postcodes for each state and territory, and the national cumulative installations since 2001.
Read the full report here.