Across NSW, increasing numbers of households are installing solar to cut their energy bills and reduce emissions. Ausgrid is readying the grid for further customer uptake of technology such as rooftop solar, batteries and electric vehicles (EVs), and supporting a fair transition to net zero.
Australian households are increasingly adopting solar power, with over 32% of households in NSW currently using a solar energy system (Roy Morgan Research
Over 210,000 Ausgrid customers have solar power installed. Our forecasts indicate that by 2039, we will have 610,000 customers with rooftop solar systems and 540,000 customers with household batteries.