21 Jun '11, 2pm

Australia Starts to Go Big in Solar: I asked a solar analyst colleague, call him Prasad, about the solar situa...

I asked a solar analyst colleague, call him Prasad, about the solar situation in Australia -- and Prasad had very little to say. It was a region that, up to now, could afford to be ignored. Even with the technological solar powerhouse of the University of New South Wales in the house. That looks to be changing. The grid-connected market in Australia grew more than 480 percent in 2010, from 73 megawatts to 379 megawatts, according to the Australian National PV Status Report (see chart below). This was driven by the continent's Solar Homes and Communities program, solar credits, feed-in-tariffs, PV price drops, and a favorable dollar exchange rate. Most of the solar incentives have been in the small-scale residential systems. But that looks to be changing as well. Judging, at least, by the two massive solar announcements from this week. The Australian Government selected a c...

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