Tag Archives: Solar

Colonial Brewery Calls for Victorian Emissions Targets

Solpod Solar Installation at Colonial Brewery Solpod completed a 100kWp rooftop solar installation for Colonial Brewery in Port Melbourne in late 2020. The ABC featured Colonial Brewery’s solar installation in recent reporting that reveals businesses are keen to adopt renewables. The ABC reported on the 28/01/21 about Colonial Brewery:  “It recently installed 100 kilowatts of solar […]

Solpod Installation at Colonial Brewery

Solpod are thrilled to have completed a 100kWp rooftop solar installation at Colonial Brewery in late 2020.  Our Solpod Roof product was used for this installation, and the solar array looks fantastic installed ‘flush’ on the Colonial Brewery building in Port Melbourne. Watch the short video below that includes interviews with James Larratt, CEO of Solpod […]

Buying Australian Made Supports Covid-19 Economic Recovery

Australian Made Campaign  A renewables led recovery would support three times as many jobs as a gas/fossil fuel lead recovery, the ABC reported.  As a provider of Australian Made solar panel mounting solutions, Solpod promotes Australian Made, helping to create jobs and supporting Australian innovation. Australian Made Ltd has launched a new campaign “Buy Australian Now […]

Solar is the ‘King’ of Global Electricity Markets, According to International Energy Agency

Solar is the ‘New King’ Solar is the ‘new king’ of power markets around the world, according to a report released by the International Energy Agency (IEA).  After the Covid-19 pandemic, solar will play a key role in the recovery of global electricity markets. The IEA released the World Energy Outlook report, which detailed the […]

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 […]