commercial solar

Melbourne’s Crown Casino installs 300kW rooftop solar system

Melbourne's Crown casino complex is now partly solar powered, after the installation of a 300kW rooftop PV system on its admin building.

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Commercial PV boom grips WA, as business wakes up to solar

The company behind one of WA's biggest retail solar installs says state’s commercial PV market is booming, as businesses seek to cut their exposure to grid electricity costs.

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Vicinity plans biggest solar array and biggest battery at shopping centres

Vicinity to roll-out of more than 11MW of commercial solar in a $28m project that will include largest rooftop array and a major battery storage installation.

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Home of “crocodile hunter” goes solar, with biggest PV array at an Australian zoo

Australia Zoo is installing 648kW of solar on its "crocoseum" building, to save on electricity and spend more on conservation.

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Off-grid, in business: Is this a “new norm” for Australian SMEs?

Queensland business - with 100 employees - has taken its operations off-grid, and may be the first to do so using Tesla Powerpack batteries in Australia. Does it make sense? And how many other businesses will follow?

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Solar powered “Melbourne Quarter” precinct wins CEFC backing

A major new solar powered commercial precinct in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD has won the backing of the Clean Energy Finance Corporation, as part of a sustainable development partnership with property group Lendlease.

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Solar CBD: How Melbourne buildings – including MCG – could become a PV powerhouse

New report finds that 38% of City of Melbourne total roof space could be fitted with 416MW of solar panels – enough to power 112,000 average Victorian homes, meet 12 per cent of the area's electricity needs, and cut businesses' collective power costs by more than $100 million.

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Shepparton council set to go solar, as PV farm plans remain in limbo

City of Greater Shepparton awards tender to install solar across council buildings; awaits state govt decision on 250MW of proposed solar farms.

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Solar cemetery considered in Ballarat Community Power scheme

Regional cemetery business looks to go solar – and all electric – as one of first projects to come out of Victorian government's Community Power Hubs.

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SA Water set to add another 5MW solar, including floating PV array

SA Water awards tender to install 5MW solar across various facilities, and to develop a floating solar PV array, on path to zero net energy.

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