Tag Archives: Shopping Centres

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. […]

Property Groups Aiming for Net Zero Emissions by 2030

Net-Zero Emissions by 2030 Major property groups in Australia are aiming for net-zero emissions by 2030. As well, over half of Australia’s largest listed property companies have made commitments that align with the Paris Climate Agreements, to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Trends of property companies with their emissions pledges are being recorded by ClimateWorks 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 […]

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 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. […]

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 […]

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, […]