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2019: bringing change while the sun shines


The Beagle Editor, 2019 will bring a greater opportunity to make electricity while the sun shines 2018 was big for solar: - 21.6% of Australian homes now have solar PV, the highest rate for residential rooftop PV in the world (not surprising - we have more sun!) - 2018 is set to be a record year for solar installation, with over 2.9GW of new capacity installed to end of Q3, the total rooftop count exceeding 2 million and the overall total capacity in Australia surpassing the 10GW milestone in September.

- Residential solar installation rate is approaching 50% penetration of residential rooftop solar in some parts of Australia (but not round here!) - Distributed solar saved the equivalent of 7.4 million tonnes of carbon dioxide from being produced by Australia’s electricity sector in just one year - Australia has the rooftop potential to increase residential solar capacity to a staggering 43GW–61GW—well above the approximate 6GW that’s currently installed. (Hey, that's your place) - Electricity generated from distributed PV grew 33% year on year - Residential PV accounts for 61% of installed PV capacity in Australia, the rest is on commercial roofs and large scale - 80 large-scale solar projects are being built in 2018 which will deliver over $20 billion of investment and 13,000 direct jobs. - 2018 is set to be a record year for total solar installs with 3.3 GW installed in the last 12 months. (facts courtesy of reneweconomy.com.au) And 2019 will be even bigger! Are you missing out? Terry McGee


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