Australia has the highest number of solar PV systems per-capita in the world, with over 1.7 million systems installed since 2001. The total installed capacity surpassed 5,000 MW in early 2016, and just 20 months later it passed the 6,500 MW level[i]. Solar PV installations have increased in both number and size Households have driven … Continue reading Breaking through the 100 kW ceiling
As the year draws to a close, Patrick and I reflected on the many success stories of our clients. There have been so many achievements, and we wanted to take this opportunity to showcase a few of them. Last week, construction started at the East Lismore Sewerage Treatment Plant for the largest floating solar farm … Continue reading Customer success stories in 2017
There are around 2.3 million street lights in Australia, consuming close to 0.5% of all electricity generated. Between electricity and use-of-system (SLUOS) charges local Councils and roads authorities are spending upwards of $400 million per year on street lights. For instance, a small regional council might spend $300,000 per year on street lighting for local … Continue reading Should Councils upgrade to LED street lighting now?