Effect of PV on daily load

Effect of PV on daily load

Click on map to go to the Australian PV institute's remarkable map of PV generation in Australia at any time or date.  http://pv-map.apvi.org.au/

This graph shows the power demand for the same date over 4 years as rooftop PV is being installed. The power demand during the day drops. Before and after the sun the demand is more or less unchanged.

 

 700 MW of coal-fired generation at Tarong power station had been switched off in Queensland. This is how much new PV has been installed in the state.  Ref