One of the largest commercial solar PV installations in Tasmania has been launched.
SRT Logistics, a Tasmanian-owned transport company, partnered with Aurora Energy and Beon Energy Solutions to deliver the system across its two distribution centres in Launceston and Devonport.
The state-of-the-art 2,546 panel, 831kW solar system, will generate over 1 million kWhs per year, or the equivalent of powering the equivalent of 143 homes.
The solution was custom-designed to meet the specific electricity requirements of SRT Logistics, and will reduce their energy costs by up to 50 per cent.
SRT Logistics CEO Robert Miller said the two-month long installation was a great example of a project delivering both strong commercial outcomes and broader benefits to the local economy.
“For SRT Logistics it was sound business decision to install a solar PV system and to do so we needed experts in the field that we could rely on and trust,” Mr Miller said.
“That’s why we teamed up with Aurora Energy, Beon Energy Solutions, and local electrical contractors to achieve this.”
Aurora Energy CEO Rebecca Kardos said the business would continue to explore the role it could play in the delivery of renewable energy solutions for its commercial customers.
“We know our customers are looking to technology to help reduce and manage their energy costs. Rather than sit back and watch, we want to harness our specialist knowledge and expertise to become a part of the solution for these customers,” Mrs Kardos said.
“For Aurora Energy, solar projects like this are about working with the very best in the field to develop fully customised, state-of-the-art solutions which give our customers the choice, control and convenience they are looking for.”