Port Macquarie continues to be the leader in small-scale system installations in NSW in the third quarter of 2018, installing 182 small-scale systems.
That's according to the Clean Energy Regulators quarterly small-scale renewable energy data tracker for July to September 2018.
Through the months of July, August and September, there were 15,883 small-scale system installed in NSW.
This is an increase from the 14,561 installations in the previous quarter.
Homes and businesses across NSW installed a mix of air source heat pumps, solar PV (panels) and solar water heaters.
These technologies generate renewable electricity which displaces electricity generated from non-renewable sources.
The small-scale renewable energy data tracker provides a snapshot of small-scale installations in Australia using data captured under Small-scale Renewable Energy Scheme.
This includes trends and developments in each state and territory with helpful infographics on suburb data and kilowatt capacity.
Nationally there were 63,514 small-scale installations with a total capacity of 351,833kW, according to the tracker.
Queensland had the highest level of small-scale installations with 15,991 installed.
NSW was a close second with 15,883 systems installed.
There were 4844 commercial sized solar PV systems (10-100 kW) installed Australia-wide.
NSW had the highest number of commercial sized solar PV systems (10-100 kW) installed with 1507 systems installed.
There were 1278 solar PV systems that had a concurrent battery storage installation.
Port Macquarie was also listed as the best in the state for the second quarter of 2018.
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