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South Australia’s drop in electricity consumption partly due to solar panels

solar-panelSolar Panels Reducing South Australia’s Electricity Consumption by Energy Matters, 2 Sept 13,    Expected growth in energy consumption in South Australia over the next decade has been lowered; thanks in part to solar PV.

The 2013 South Australian Electricity Report (SAER), prepared by the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO), says the state’s annual energy consumption was 13,330 gigawatt hours (GWh) in 2012-13; down by 42 GWh compared to 2011-12.

Looking ahead, electricity consumption is forecast to decrease by 0.1% per year over the 10-year outlook period……. http://www.energymatters.com.au/index.php?main_page=news_article&article_id=3919

September 3, 2013 - Posted by | solar, South Australia

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