Australia can double its solar capacity by the end of this year as reported by Futurism.
Here are some of the current details of solar development in Australia:
- As of January 2018, it was recorded that 69% more rooftop panels were installed as compared to the same time last year.
- New South Wales is working on 11 new solar farm projects in total.
- In Queensland, there are 18 industrial projects under construction, which is the highest number to date.
According to Australian power broker company SolarChoice, 1 in 5 Australian homes already have solar power system installed on their roof. According to John Martin of SolarChoice, electricity costs are rising in Australia, while solar installations are becoming cheaper.