Australia Has A High Volume Of Small Renewable Energy Projects

- Sep 07, 2017-

China energy storage net news: Australian federal clean energy regulator (CER) released recently, the current Australian small installed capacity has reached 6000 mw of renewable energy projects, can provide enough electricity for 1.8 million homes.CER, said small renewable energy project refers to the capacity is not more than 100 kw or more than family 20 times average installed capacity of power generation projects, is the main way of family and other owners in the roof installation of solar panels, solar water heater, wind and hydraulic system etc.

According to statistics, Australia has installed some 2.8 million small and renewable energy generation facilities, which can generate 1,120 mw in one year.More than a fifth of Australia's households have joined the solar power programme, which is the highest per capita in the world, says CER.As households and businesses that install solar power continue to grow, the price of the associated facilities is falling, supporting households to install more solar-powered devices.CER, according to data in the past few years, large size of small solar power generation facilities installation quantity is increasing, 2016 Australian families install solar panels generating capacity increased by an average of 12%.

In July, homes and businesses in Australia installed a total of 93 megawatts of solar panels.In the first half of this year Australia installed 568 megawatts of solar power equipment.In July, rooftop solar panels accounted for more than 3 percent of Australia's total electricity consumption, according to a new report released by the Australian institute for energy emissions in August.