commercial solar

Qld car dealership to trial “urban solar farm” technology

Car dealership installs 330kW solar PV and 96kWh in battery storage, not just to slash power costs, but to test potential to generate revenue by selling excess energy to the grid.

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Aldi Australia continues commercial solar roll-out with massive 1MW array

Discount supermarket chain Aldi has rolled out its biggest Australian project yet – a 1MW array to supply all the energy needs of a Queensland distribution centre.

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Despite boom, rooftop solar industry on tenterhooks over RET changes

Confusion over RET regulation changes has revealed large cracks in the faith of the renewable energy industry, which – still recovering from the Abbott years – is spooked by the National Energy Guarantee, and possible future policy changes, just as the market is hitting its stride.

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NSW bowls club boosts solar capacity to 414kW, to cut grid power by 25%

Warilla Bowls and Recreation Club joins commercial solar boom, adding another 314kW to existing 100kW array to save $75,000 a year.

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Stockland begins “Australia’s largest” property solar roll-out

Australian property giant Stockland begins work on the first of 10 major commercial solar arrays it is installing on shopping centres across Australia – a 1.6MW project in Cairns.

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Brisbane Airport rolls out massive 6MW solar project

Huge 6MW solar upgrade at Brisbane Airport will supply 18% of electricity needs and save around $1m a year on energy bills.

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WA council to install 200kW solar system at aquatic centre, save $73k a year

City of Mandurah to save around $73,000 a year on power costs with the installation of a 200kW solar system at sports and aquatic centre.

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Victorian hospitals to tap solar through new state government scheme

Victorian government earmarks $26 million to roll out solar and energy efficiency measures at hospitals across the state, as health sector power bills soar.

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ZEN Energy taps commercial solar sweet spot, with three major projects

ZEN Energy says business demand for power at "about one-fifth" the cost of the grid driving commercial solar boom.

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Real estate fund tops major Queensland asset with 1MW solar

Industria REIT has leveraged the Queensland sun, adding 1MW of rooftop solar to its sprawling Brisbane Technology Park.

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