Tag Archives: 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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Solpod listed in Good Design Awards 2020

The Solpod team are thrilled to see Solpod listed in the 2020 Good Design Awards, as part of the ‘Engineering Design’ category. The major features of Solpod’s innovation in commercial solar: Industrialises the solar installation process on large rooftops; Prefabrication of multi-panel solar ‘pods’ in a quality controlled factory environment; Craning the solar arrays into […]