More than 10% of Australian homes now have installed solar panels, and projections suggest 1 million homes will have rooftop PV by mid-2013.
That’s 1.7GW of installed capacity and counting, with new data suggesting small-scale solar will rise to over 2.3 GW in around 12 months time.
The Australian auto industry has been asleep at the wheel. And until it wakes up to the changing climate, the job losses will continue.
Continuously falling PV prices mean that, by the end of next year, subsidies for solar will no longer be needed to drive rooftop installations.