commercial solar

Solar Maverick: Sydney start-up unveils portable PV game-changer

Sydney-based start-up 5B unveils pre-fab, portable solar technology that can provide 1MW PV array in days, or 12kW in just minutes.

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Office products supplier COS installs 403kW solar across three sites

Australia’s largest privately owned office products supplier installs $1m of solar to cut grid power usage by 80%.

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Darwin museum installs “life saving” 100kW solar system

A government-backed 100kW solar system will save Darwin Militiary Museum $270,000 and pay itself off in four years.

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Australian fruit & veg grower to spend “millions” on solar, storage

Australia’s biggest horticulture company, Costa Group, has revealed plans to roll out its own solar power and battery storage capacity, starting at its flagship SA mushroom facility.

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Harvesting the sun: Farmers shift to solar to take the power back

Australia's agribusiness sector is leading the commercial solar boom in Australia, as farmers seek to cut grid power costs and boost productivity through more efficient operating practices.

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Four shopping centres to go behind the meter in major commercial solar deal

One of Australia’s biggest shopping centre owners, SCA Property Group, signs 10-year deal to power four sites cross NSW and SA with a combined total of 2.9MW of rooftop PV.

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Solar powered factories: Industrial energy costs targeted in Victoria finance scheme

Victorian government backed funding scheme helps plastics manufacturer install solar, slash electricity costs by nearly $100k/year.

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“Solar farmlet” on livestock exchange leads rural push to local generation

Regional Victorian city of Wangaratta to install 750kW on the sprawling new rooftop of the council-owned Wangaratta Livestock Exchange.

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Rooftop solar: Sydney and other city CBDs have barely tapped ‘solar goldmines’

Sydney's CBD has huge untapped rooftop solar potential that could save businesses and homes $70m a year on power costs, according to new study that has lessons for all Australia's capital cities.

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WA shopping centre cuts grid power by 40% with solar car park

Northam Boulevard Shopping Centre unveils 665kW solar car park, that will generated nearly half of its energy needs.

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