How Solar Can Help Small Business Avoid Crippling ‘Large-User’ Tariffs

Commercial solar power and small business

This is essential reading if you’re a business owner who doesn’t like paying through the nose for electricity.

The benefits of having commercial solar are clear to most, but sometimes there are other reasons that aren’t so obvious unless pointed out. In this case, if you’re a business owner, it’s not just the solar power that creates the savings. [Read more…]

New Solar Carport Design Allows 72 Panels To Be Installed In One Day

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Don’t you wish rooftop solar was this easy? 72 panels installed in a day.

This is cool: PVDynamics in South Australia has come up with a fast, low-labour way to put solar panel roofs on outdoor structures such as pergolas and car parks. [Read more…]

Most Commercial Solar Can Now Get Instant Asset Write-Off Until June 30

Commercial solar instant asset write-off

It’s a great time to buy commercial solar power to slash your energy bills. And the new $150,000 instant asset write-off can reduce your tax bill too.

Due to the economic hit from the coronavirus COVID-19 and bushfire disasters, the Federal Government has announced a $17.6 billion economic stimulus.  It includes tax deduction incentives that make commercial solar power — and other investments — even more attractive.  [Read more…]

Landlord Energy — Providing Solar For Commercial Tenants

Landlord Energy - Commercial Solar

If you are a business owner there’s an excellent chance you’re not happy with cost of grid electricity and would love to lower your bills with rooftop solar.  Unfortunately, there’s also an excellent chance you rent your business premises and so don’t have much of an incentive to install solar. After all you can’t take it with you when you leave. [Read more…]

Solar To Help Power Queensland Hospital Linen Services

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Wide Bay Group Linen Service’s Maryborough Facility | Image via Bruce Saunders MP/Facebook

One of the largest linen service providers in Australia is to have solar panels installed on its facilities in order to cut electricity costs and emissions. [Read more…]

Adelaide’s CBD Could Host More Than Half A Million Solar Panels

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Image: Spatial Analysis of Solar Potential in Adelaide

Analysis released yesterday by the Australian PV Institute indicates Adelaide’s CBD could support 129MW of solar panels on the rooftops of its buildings. [Read more…]

“Slender Roofs” Not Just An Issue For Commercial Solar

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Australian commercial rooftops are reportedly increasingly being built without the strength to bear solar panels – is this happening with new houses too? [Read more…]

Sydney Markets Now Boasts 3MW+ Of Solar Power

Sydney Markets solar power system

Image: Sydney Markets

Sydney Markets today officially switched on a huge addition to its previously existing solar capacity and has laid claim to having Australia’s biggest private sector rooftop solar power system at a single site. [Read more…]

SunPower Panels Power 4.4MW Campbell Soup Solar Project

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Campbell Soup Company announced yesterday a 4.4-megawatt solar power project at the company’s World Headquarters in Camden, New Jersey is officially online. [Read more…]

Castlemaine’s Historic Market Building Going Solar

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Image: Mount Alexander Shire Council

Old meets new – the Market Building in Castlemaine will have solar panels installed this month, with the blessing of Heritage Victoria.

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