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Overall, Australia’s solar PV generation capacity grew by a CAGR of 48% from 2010 to 2021, to reach 22,927MW, and generation grew by a CAGR of 46% to reach 27,717GWh in 2021.

Installed capacity is forecast to increase by 77,258MW from 2022 to 2035, at which point solar PV is expected to account for 52% of total installed generation capacity.

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