Tag Archives: Innovation

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 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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]