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Small scale renewable energy tracker - Quarter 3 2018

27 November 2018

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.


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*Given the 12-month period to create small-scale technology certificates, quarterly installation figures will continue to rise. The data which informs this quarter’s update is accurate as at 31 October 2018. 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 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 suburbSolar water heater installations​​Solar PV installations​Installed capacity (kW)​
​ACT​Kambah​3​40​283
​NSW​Port Macquarie​32​150​907
​NT​Zuccoli​20​63​398
​QLD​Caboolture​16​130​832
​SA​Mount Barker​6​80​603
​TAS​Blackmans Bay​5​13​58
​VIC​Clyde North218​121​697
​WA​Baldivis​12​171989

National trends

  • There were 63,514 small-scale installations nationally, with a total capacity of 351,833kW.
  • Queensland had the highest level of small-scale installations across Australia with 15,991 installed so far in Quarter 3 2018. New South Wales was a close second with 15,883 systems installed.
  • There were 4844 commercial sized solar PV systems (10-100kW) installed Australia-wide.
  • New South Wales had the highest number of commercial sized solar PV systems (10-100kW) installed, with 1507 systems installed.
  • There were 1278 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 July–September 2018.

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The chart below shows the capacity of small generation units installed in each state and territory for July–September 2018. 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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