Tag Archives: Australian manufactured

Solpod a Premier’s Design Awards Finalist

Finalist of the Victorian Premier’s Design Awards Solpod is proud to announce we have been listed as a Finalist of the Premier’s Design Awards. Solpod entered our re-deployable ‘Solpod’ product in the Product Design category, to showcase our highly innovative rooftop arrays.  Solpod has the potential to be a game changer in the commercial rooftop […]

Buying Australian Made Supports Covid-19 Economic Recovery

Australian Made Campaign  A renewables led recovery would support three times as many jobs as a gas/fossil fuel lead recovery, the ABC reported.  As a provider of Australian Made solar panel mounting solutions, Solpod promotes Australian Made, helping to create jobs and supporting Australian innovation. Australian Made Ltd has launched a new campaign “Buy Australian Now […]

Solar is the ‘King’ of Global Electricity Markets, According to International Energy Agency

Solar is the ‘New King’ Solar is the ‘new king’ of power markets around the world, according to a report released by the International Energy Agency (IEA).  After the Covid-19 pandemic, solar will play a key role in the recovery of global electricity markets. The IEA released the World Energy Outlook report, which detailed the […]

Australian Made & Manufactured Solar Roof Mounting Product

Launch of Versatile Solar Roof Mounting Solution  Solpod recently launched a new solar roof mounting solution to be marketed through the German solar mounting company Schletter.  The innovative and versatile product is suitable for a large range of commercial and industrial (C&I) rooftops.  Solpod is proud to be part of an Australian manufacturing base, helping […]

Press Release – Launching of 100% Australian Made Solar Mounting Solution

SOLPOD – PRESS RELEASE Launching 100% Australian Made solar mounting solution Solpod Pty Ltd, Australia’s only manufacturer of complete solar rooftop mounting solutions, has signed an OEM (original equipment manufacturer) agreement with Schletter, a German based, global leader in solar mounting solutions. Solpod will manufacture its innovative multi-function roof mounting system for Schletter in Australia. […]

Solpod now available across WA through MPS

Solpod is pleased to announce its relocatable rooftop solar is now available across Western Australia through MPS Building and Electrical. Solpod developed the world’s first re-deployable solar systems for commercial and industrial rooftops.  The Solpod solar range is now available in WA for the first time, using the contractors MPS. James Larratt, CEO of Solpod, […]

State Government to Rebuild Victoria’s Economy through Renewables

600 MW of Solar & Wind in Victoria Solpod welcomes the Victorian Government’s announcement that renewables will help drive Victoria’s economic recovery from the coronavirus.  The Victorian Government plans on a market sounding process for at least 600 megawatts (MW) of solar and wind projects. Lily D’Ambrosia, the Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, […]

Solpod at Renewable Energy Founder Forum

Solpod was thrilled to be one of five clean energy start-ups selected to participate at the Renewable Energy Founder Forum, hosted by the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) and Innovation Bay. The Renewable Energy Founder Forum was held on Hopin, a virtual events platform. Over 170 executives and investors in renewables attended the online event. […]

East-West Solar Optimal For Customer and Community

The optimal orientation of solar panels is often debated within the industry. While facing panels north can generate the most electricity, the generation is condensed during the hours either side of midday.  An alternative approach is called east-west and involves half the panels facing east and half the panels facing west. The east-west orientation produces […]

Solar Schools for Covid-19 Economic Recovery

Powering Australia’s schools with solar is an opportunity to generate jobs and stimulate the economy, at a time of continued uncertainty.  Industry analysis is showing how investment in renewables can rebuild Australia’s economy. Australian Parents for Climate Action (AP4CA) have submitted an open letter to Prime Minister Scott Morrison, asking for funding to equip all schools […]