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Small scale renewable energy tracker - Quarter 2 2019

20 August 2019

Small-scale renewable energy systems installed across Australia: April to June 2019

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 April–June 2019, the top performing postcodes for each state and territory, and the national cumulative installations since 2001.​


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*Given the 12-month period to create small-scale technology certificates, quarterly installation and capacity figures will continue to rise. The data which informs this quarter’s update is accurate as at 31 July 2019. For monthly figures, please refer to the postcode data for small-scale installations.

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 April–June 2019. The capacity data relates to solar PV generation capacity and not electricity displacement from air source heat pumps or solar water heaters.

​State​Top suburbSolar water heater installationsSolar PV installations​Installed capacity (kW)​
ACT​Kambah2
45
301
NSWDubbo
5
505
2099
NT
Holtze
1
91
100
QLDPimpama
18
107
685
SAMount Barker12
71
600
TASGagebrook
43
0
0
VICTarneit
150
139
874
WABaldivis9
205
1228

National trends

  • ​There were 70,238 small-scale renewable energy system applications approved nationally during Quarter 2 2019, with a total capacity of 430 megawatts. This capacity is estimated to reach 506 megawatts1.
    • The estimated capacity for Quarter 2 2019 is 38 per cent higher than the 365 megawatts in Quarter 2 of 2018.
  • Queensland had the highest level of small-scale installations across Australia with 17,836 installed so far in Quarter 2 2019. New South Wales came second with 17,772 systems installed.
  • 1922 commercial sized solar PV systems (15-100kW) were installed Australia-wide during Quarter 2.
  • New South Wales had the highest number of commercial sized solar PV systems (15-100kW) installed, with 511 systems installed.
  • There were 1566 solar PV systems that had a concurrent battery storage installation.

Small-scale renewable energy systems installed in each state and territory

The chart below shows the number of small-scale renewable energy system technologies installed in each state and territory for April–June 2019.​

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The chart below shows the capacity of small generation units installed in each state and territory for April–June 2019. The data relates to solar PV, wind and hydro electricity generation capacity and not electricity displacement from air source heat pumps or solar water heaters.

Capacity of small-scale renewable energy systems

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Footnotes

1 There is a 12-month period to create small-scale technology certificates, as such figures will continue to increase throughout the year.

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