South Australia is back in the news again with the state achieving a world-first on Sunday, October 11, 2020.
According to a recent update from the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO), between 12-1PM, solar power provided 100% of South Australia’s energy demand – a first in Australia and for any major jurisdiction globally.
In this Chart of the Week, via a time-of-day analysis, we:
- investigate other regions to determine if this phenomenal growth in rooftop solar is only peculiar to South Australia
- analyse the impact this trend is having on supply in these regions