Game On: The Australian Renewable Energy Race Heats Up

26.05.16 By

Our new report card on the renewable energy progress of Australia’s states and territories finds South Australia and the ACT are acing the class, while NSW is lagging behind.

The report Game On: Australia’s Renewable Energy Race Heats Up grades Australia’s states on their renewable energy policy and performance across rooftop solar penetration, large-scale capacity per capita and percentage of renewable electricity.

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KEY FINDINGS

Australian states and territories are increasingly supporting renewable energy after two years of federal uncertainty.

South Australia and the ACT are the best-performing state and territory on renewable energy.

New South Wales is the worst performing state as it has the lowest (and falling) percentage of renewable electricity.

Queensland has overtaken South Australia to claim the top spot for percentage of solar households.

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