The Australian Photovoltaic Association has released its 17th annual report on PV in Australia. Highlights of the report include:

  • 1.038 gigawatts of solar PV capacity was installed in 2012 bringing total installed capacity to more than 2.4 gigawatts
  • 95% of solar PV installations are grid-connected; up from 88% a year ago.
  • Solar PV accounted for 70% of new generating capacity added during the year.
  • In 2012, solar PV made up 4.5% of Australian generation capacity.but only1.3% of electricity used.

The report is available here ($55 for non-members of the Australian PV Association).