Author Archives: Solpoder

Solpod Officially Recognised as Australian Made

Solpod is pleased to report that we are now officially recognised as ‘Australian Made’ by Australian Made Campaign Limited! Manufacturing our solar pods in Australia is something we are very proud of; creating jobs, supporting local manufacturing and innovation, and helping to stimulate the local economy. Our product is now live on the Australian Made […]

Commercial Renters Can Save with Relocatable Rooftop Solar

Innovations in solar are enabling more customers to save on electricity and meet their sustainability goals.  Solpod has developed relocatable commercial and industrial rooftop solar, allowing commercial renters to benefit for the first time from rooftop solar through a simple, short-term rental. Up until now, tenants or landlords have had to take a long term […]

1MW Solar Project Successfully Completed for Property NSW

In July 2020, Property NSW successfully completed a 1MW Solar Project with Solpod. Solpod partnered with ERM Power to offer a modular solar product that would suit the needs of Property NSW.  Prior to Solpod’s commercial movable solar product, rooftop solar required the customer to purchase a fixed solar asset and a 20 year commitment to […]

Jobs Growth Opportunity in Commercial Solar

Late in 2019, the International Energy Agency (IEA) forecasted ‘breathtaking’ growth in commercial solar.  At that time,  PV Magazine even believed the IEA under-estimated the growth potential of commercial solar. Energy industry observers note through the uncertainty of the 2020 pandemic, commercial solar continues to offer business cheaper energy.  Commercial solar can help businesses reduce their […]

Shopping Centres Looking to Redevelop Benefit from Redeployable Solar

Shopping centres are planning alternative uses for their large building sites as the coronavirus pandemic continues and more people shop online.  The Australian recently reported that shopping centres have well progressed plans to redevelop their sites, incorporating residential and office building developments. About how shopping centre buildings are to be used now and in the future, […]

Bright Outlook for Business With Rooftop Solar Leasing

James Larratt, CEO of Solpod, was recently interviewed by Ecogeneration Magazine  as part of a panel of solar experts about issues currently impacting commercial and industrial (C&I) solar.  C&I solar has experienced strong growth.  Has the Covid-19 pandemic and the drop in the Australian dollar adversely impacted the upward trend of large scale solar?  What […]

Solpod, Proudly Australian Made and Manufactured

Solpod offers a new, Australian designed and manufactured solar PV product for industrial rooftops.  Solpod’s innovation in the solar industry is to offer businesses relocatable and rentable solar. Established in 2017, Solpod’s solar mounting systems are fully Australian made and manufactured. Solpods are solar photovoltaic panels, prefabricated into redeployable ‘pods.’  Solpods are suitable for commercial […]

Solpod listed in Good Design Awards 2020

The Solpod team are thrilled to see Solpod listed in the 2020 Good Design Awards, as part of the ‘Engineering Design’ category. The major features of Solpod’s innovation in commercial solar: Industrialises the solar installation process on large rooftops; Prefabrication of multi-panel solar ‘pods’ in a quality controlled factory environment; Craning the solar arrays into […]

Solpod’s Rooftop Solar Installation Offers Best Practice in Safety

Solpod offers enhanced safety for the labourers involved in the construction and installation of its solar PV arrays.  Compared to standard solar, Solpod uses less labour on roofs and requires less heavy lifting. Solpod delivers a new best practice in solar installation safety by needing fewer labourers working at heights than standard solar.  Labourers installing […]

Solpod, a New Industrial Rooftop Solar Product

If you have considered solar for your business before but not gone ahead, Solpod may be for you. Solpod is a new product that warrants your business looking at solar again.  Solpod is the world’s first redeployable solar solution.  Being redeployable, the most significant advantage offered by Solpod to business is that now solar can […]