Tag Archives: Commercial Solar

Opportunity for Commercial Solar With Instant Asset Write-offs in 2020 Federal Budget

Renewable energy advocates were disappointed by the Federal Government’s 2020 Budget that missed the opportunity to support a green covid recovery.  PV Magazine Australia reported though an opportunity for commercial solar exists in the budget through instant asset write-offs. James Larratt, CEO of Solpod, says that, “the budget has provided some confidence and momentum to businesses to adopt solar. […]

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, […]

Solpod Powers Google Australia’s HQ, with Google’s Carbon Footprint Now Zero

In perfect timing, Google announces that it’s carbon footprint is now zero.  Google is offsetting its historic emissions and moving to zero-carbon energy, as Solpod powers up Google Australia’s headquarters. Solpod on Google Australia HQ, Sydney Solpod installed our re-deployable solar pods on Google Australia’s Headquarters in Pyrmont, Sydney.  The 100kW solar system is situated […]

Aldi Australia Commits to 100% Renewable Energy

ALDI Soon Fully Powered by Renewable Energy  Solpod welcomes the news that Aldi will be powered by 100% renewable energy by the end of 2021.  Aldi will install more than 100,000 rooftop solar panels on their shops and distribution centres.  Wind energy will be sourced from two projects in Victoria and NSW. The 31.6 MW […]

Solpod’s solar rooftop system powering Globe HQ

Globe HQ is now fully operated by renewable energy.  Solpod designed and installed a 265kW rooftop solar system for Globe’s Headquarters in Port Melbourne.  With 650 commercial solar panels on the rooftop, Globe’s Global Office is now 100% powered by renewable energy. On the Shop-Eat-Surf page, Globe announced: “This massive new sustainable energy investment will […]

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 […]

Industrial Buildings Meet Sustainability Goals with Rooftop Solar

Meeting Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) goals is at the forefront of investor and consumer priorities.  Industrial buildings have an opportunity to meet ESG goals through adopting rooftop solar, saving energy and reducing carbon emissions. A 2019 McKinsey Report said of ESG: “Global sustainable investment now tops $30 trillion—up 68 percent since 2014 and […]

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 […]