Tag Archives: Industrial Rooftop Solar

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. […]

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. […]

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 […]

Rooftop Solar Installations Passes 2.5 Million in Australia

Australia has now completed 2.5 million rooftop solar installations, Renew Economy reports. This milestone figure includes a new record set for installations in July despite the Covid-19 pandemic uncertainty and disruption. Citing analysis generated by Sunwiz, Michael Mazengarb from Renew Economy reports that the percentage of rooftop solar growth is 40% ahead compared to the same […]

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 […]