NATURE AND SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT
The clear weather in Canberra provides excellent natural conditions for solar power generation. According to the historical records provided by Australian Bureau of Meteorology, Canberra has an annual average daily sunshine between 7-8 hours, which equals to approximately 5 hours of full noon sunshine a day. As a result, Canberra is one of the best locations in Australia for solar PV system installation 20% of homes in Canberra have already installed solar systems. The demand for solar energy for homes and businesses is growing at a faster rate (104.4%) than anywhere else in Australia. Green Energy Trading indicates that in 2018 there have been 3333 solar PV systems registered in ACT, compared to 1666 in 2017.