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To See a True Energy Transition Look to Australian Rooftops

  • Renewables forecast at 69% of generation in main grid by 2030
  • Rooftop solar is nation’s biggest driver of renewables growth

More than in probably any other nation, it’s the rooftops of Australian homes that are driving a transition away from coal.

Astronomical growth in household solar will see a jump in renewables to 69% of generation in the main electricity network by 2030 from 23% in 2019, according to new government projections. That forecast is 14 percentage points higher than predicted a year ago.