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Booming rooftop solar growth pushes renewables to 28 pct of energy mix – RenewEconomy

A record-breaking 3GW of new rooftop solar installations in 2020 pushed the total renewable energy mix in Australia to almost 28 per cent.

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Rooftop solar has continued to lead the rapid growth in Australia’s renewable energy sector, with more than 3 gigawatts of new small-scale solar capacity pushing the total renewable mix to almost 28 per cent, says the Clean Energy Council.
It was a record breaking year both for capacity installed (up from 2.2GW of new capacity in 2019) and the number of individual installations, which reached 378,451. The average size of installations hit 8kW.
Large-scale projects including wind and solar contributed…

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