Our Solar City

Have you been thinking about going solar? Now is the time to join the rooftop revolution happening in our city by accessing our Solar Power Bulk Buy Program.


We need to reduce our impact on the environment

At least 50% less greenhouse gas emissions from the community by 2028 compared with 2008/09 (based on Our Green City Plan).


So, we're going solar

We are supporting the community to triple solar capacity by 2023.


How are we tracking?

3,490 solar photovoltaic systems have been installed since 2001. The solar capacity of the city is 23,667 kW.


Which suburbs are doing best?

  1. Chatswood - 647
  2. Roseville* - 508
  3. Willoughby - 442.


How do we compare?

Properties with solar installations:

  • 20.4% in Lane Cove
  • 19.0% in Willoughby
  • 18.9% in Ku-ring-gai.


How much money are we saving?

$1,000 per annum
- estimated average annual savings for each household with 7 kW solar.


How much CO2 are we avoiding?

20,700 tonnes
- annual CO2 offset from solar installations (equivalent to over 6,000 cars taken off the road).


You can go solar too!

You can access free advice, quotes and discounts on solar panels via Council.

Go Solar


See how easy it is!

Watch our case study to see how a local resident is saving money and reducing their carbon footprint.


Source: Australian PV Institute (APVI)Solar Map accessed on 14 March 2023.

* Locality crosses multiple local government areas. For more detail about this data please contact Council.