solar for business

One quarter of Australian businesses generates solar power, survey says

Survey finds nearly one-quarter of businesses already generating some power with rooftop solar – 83% seriously considering it.

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Akamai’s network to be powered by the sun and wind

Akamai explains how it will source renewable energy for 50 per cent of its network operations - an approach that can be a model for other companies with similar small-scale, distributed operations.

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A bold community plan to convince business to put 2MW of solar on their rooftops

A retired arts consultant is leading a push to encourage 100 businesses in northern NSW to install 2MW of rooftop solar, and save money.

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L&H Group to install 1.1MW of rooftop solar across store network

Electricity wholesaler L&H Group is to install 1.1MW of rooftop solar across its network as part of an alliance with clean energy retailing subsidiary Go Energy.

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Sydney brewery taps community solar, with local govt support

NSW community solar group Pingala has won $40,000 from City of Sydney towards its first project, to install rooftop solar at local brewery in city’s inner west.

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Aldi puts first solar on store in Tweed Heads, others to follow

Aldi becomes latest retail chain to begin installing rooftop solar, as commercial solar market shows signs of maturity in Australia.

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Stockland to add big solar arrays to three more shopping centres

Stockland contemplates another three MW-scale rooftop solar arrays on its shopping centres, including what could be the largest array on an Australian car-park facility.

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Woolworths builds solar portfolio to 1.2MW, well short of 320MW mooted in 2010

Woolworths has quietly installed 1.2MW of rooftop solar, but it is well short of the 320MW potential it identified five years ago.

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GPT building 1.25MW rooftop solar array in Darwin, largest in Australia

GPT building a 1.25MW solar array on Darwin shopping centre, nudging rival's claim to largest rooftop array in Australia.

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Solar-powered irrigation gives farmers a quick return on investment

A large scale farming irrigation system using renewable energy is providing significant fuel savings over traditional diesel or grid-powered pumps.

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