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.

Posted in

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.

Posted in

One of Australia’s biggest solar installers to shut up shop

True Value Solar used to be the biggest solar installer in the country. Now, its German shareholders have decided to shut up shop.

Posted in

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.”

Posted in , ,

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.

Posted in

CSIRO tenders for 2MW more rooftop solar, to cut energy costs by nearly $1m a year

CSIRO reveals plans to add further 1MW of rooftop solar at Canberra Black Mountain facility, and another 1.2MW across its sites in Queensland and South Australia.

Posted in ,

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.

Posted in

Global cruise ship company taps US wind power to offset emissions

Royal Caribbean Cruises will offset up to 12% of its emissions via deal with US energy company Southern Power to buy the output of a proposed 200MW wind farm.

Posted in

Heavy duty electric truck maker signs major wind power supply deal

Global industrial manufacturer Cummins – the US company that last year beat Tesla to the release of an electric semi truck – has inked a wind power PPA that will supply 50 per cent of its American power needs.

Posted in ,

RayGen adds heat to PV Ultra product to join gas displacement market

RayGen adapts its concentrated solar PV technology to join the rush of solutions to displace gas in the industrial heating market.

Posted in ,
Get up to 3 quotes from pre-vetted solar (and battery) installers.