commercial solar

Aged care company to cut grid power consumption in half with solar, LED lighting

Opal Aged Care to install more than 3.4MW solar PV and 28,000 LED lights at 54 properties across NSW, Victoria and Queensland, and cut its grid power consumption by 42%.

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Melbourne Water tenders for two major solar systems

State-owned utility Melbourne Water has announced plans to build two major “behind the meter” solar arrays to power two water treatment plants, as part of broader plans to reach net zero emissions by 2030.

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Solar smallgoods: Primo 3.2MW array completed as Tibaldi signs EUA for PV

Primo Foods' 3.2MW rooftop array completed at its Wacol processing plant, as industry stablemate Tibaldi Smallgoods announces plans to install 1MW in Melbourne.

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Tweed Shire Council racks up 1.3MW of rooftop solar – batteries next

Tweed Shire Council says its cumulative solar installs will generate around 1,300MWh/pa from PV by year's end, saving it $200,000 a year on energy costs.

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Victorian dairy co-op says solar a “no-brainer” for farmers – batteries not far behind

Macalister Demonstration Farm says 61kW solar install at its dairy co-op will pay for itself in power savings in six years – and open the door for new benefits and greater productivity. "When we change the way we think about the cost of power, we can see opportunities.”

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Coca-Cola taps solar in Australia, with 3.5MW roll-out across three states

Coca-Cola Amatil will install 3.5MW of solar across its operations in Australia, to cut grid power usage by 14% and its annual energy costs by up to $1.3 million.

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Perth private school turns to “cheaper, cleaner” solar to slash power costs

A 120-year old private school in Western Australia is expecting to save around $235,000 a year on its energy costs after installing an impressive 512kW of rooftop solar.

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Australia rooftop solar installs surpass 1GW in September, overtaking 2017 total

SunWiz data shows Australia installed another 125MW of small-scale rooftop solar in September, taking total for calendar 2018 to 1.09GW and beating 2017 total with three months to go.

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What is a solar PPA?

Thinking of going solar? It's not all about panels on roofs. There are many benefits – economic and environmental – for businesses that choose to go solar via a power purchase agreement.

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Vicinity extends commercial solar + storage rollout to $75m, five states

Retail asset manager Vicinity Centres extends solar and storage plans by further $50m, across another 17 shopping centres, to cut grid power usage by 40%.

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