Making power while the sun shines!

16 January 2014


As Australia swealters through an unprecedented heat wave, solar PV is playing a critical role to make sure that the lights (and air-conditioners) stay on.

In an analysis of the amount of electricity produced by solar photovoltatic installations yesterday, the Australian Solar Council has found that at its peak, solar was producing (as a percentage of state electricity use);

27.54% in SA

11.77% in WA

8.14% in QLD

5.38% in VIC and

5.23% in NSW

What is more, solar electricity was being produced at a peak producing between 2:30PM and 5:00PM, right at the hottest part of the day. 


We’re so proud of South Australia for leading the way!


Read more here.

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