Club Sapphire Takes a Step Towards a Sustainable Future With 94kw Rooftop Solar Installation
Todae Solar announced the completion of a 94.75kW grid-connect solar power system on the roof of Club Sapphire in Merimbula, NSW - one of the biggest rooftop solar systems in Australia
One Of Australia’s Largest Rooftop Systems To Generate 124,593kWh And Reduce Emissions By 165 Tonnes Per Year
MERIMBULA, NSW (March, 2013) – Todae Solar announced the completion of a 94.75kW grid-connect solar power system on the roof of Club Sapphire in Merimbula, NSW. The installation was commissioned as part of the Solar in Clubs program through Clubs’ Sustainable Futures and Solar Choice, servicing the NSW Club industry.
Todae Solar was awarded the project through a competitive tender managed by Solar Choice. The system is comprised of 379 Suntech 250w modules with 5 SMA Tripower inverters and has an expected output of 124,593kWh per year.
“Todae Solar provided an excellent service in managing the entire project from their outstanding tender document through to installation and they have continued to provide an excellent service after the installation,” said Club Sapphire CEO Damien Foley.
According to output data since inception, the solar system has been performing above expectations.
“The system has only been on the roof for a short period, but we are already seeing the benefits both in the reduction in energy usage but also the fantastic response we have had from our members and the wider community to the initiative.”
The system is expected to not only generate significant energy savings for Club Sapphire but also have a large impact on the carbon footprint of the club. The system is expected to reduce carbon emissions by approximately 165 tonnes of CO2 annually (the equivalent of 68 small cars off the road). The installation was completed in 4 weeks according to design and specification.
Mr. Foley advised of their decision to choose Todae Solar - “we are proud of our partnership with Todae Solar and look forward to the many years of financial and environmental benefits from the system.”
About Todae Solar
Todae Solar was founded in 2003 and is recognised as one of Australia’s most trusted solar installers. Todae Solar has installed thousands of solar power systems for homes, businesses and organisations around Australia.
Todae Solar’s capabilities and expertise in the Commercial Solar industry have been clearly demonstrated by a strong reputation and an impressive customer portfolio including the Australian Parliament House, ING, and Catholic Education Office as well as over 50 Municipal Councils, Schools and Government Offices. Todae Solar was awarded the Clean Energy Council’s Best Installation Above 10kW’s for 2012 for the Parliament House Solar Installation.
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