AEMO to fast-track rooftop solar shutdown mechanisms in W.A. as part of a suite of measures to ensure stability in world’s most isolated grid.
Rooftop solar PV has a few important new benchmarks in South Australia, contributing 84.4 per cent of total energy demand on Sunday afternoon.
AEMO institutes early warning system for potential rooftop solar “shutdowns” if there is too much PV in the grid for it to control.
Australia’s rooftop solar industry is bracing for a major regulatory overhaul, including on how companies and equipment qualify for the national rebate scheme.
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South Australia to introduce flexible exports for new and upgraded systems as it seeks to manage the growing dominance of rooftop solar.
In the next few months South Australia could become the first gigawatt scale grid in the world to meet all its demand from rooftop solar.
Rooftop solar sends minimum “operational demand” to a new low in WA’s main grid, some 10 per cent below the previous benchmark.
Covid is not the only reason that the heat has gone out of the rooftop solar PV market in Australia.
Rooftop solar is going to fundamentally change the grid, AEMO says, and push operational demand down to lows never contemplated before.