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Solar Car Park: A Solution For Fulfilling Corporate Responsibility For Sustainability In Australia

Across the US, large corporations are installing solar car parks as part of a global move to reduce their climate and environmental footprint and accept their corporate responsibility for sustainability. Chip-making giant Intel has installed enough solar panels to cover 52 American football fields (or 47 soccer fields). A recent online article from PennEnergy outlines […]

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2017, Planet Ark Power – A Year in Review

Gold Coast Aquatic Center

Gold Coast Aquatic Center McNamee Lemontree Feedlot Group Linen Services Llewellyn Motors Gold Coast Aquatic Center Start date: September 2017 Completion date: December 2017 System size: 1134 solar panels, 312kW Operated by the Gold Coast City Council, the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre is a world-class swimming, diving and recreation venue just 5 kilometres north of […]

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Queensland’s Largest Sustainable School Effort – Matthew Flinders

Among the lush forests of the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, you’ll find Matthew Flinders Anglican College – teaching from preschool to Year 12 it is a sustainable school supported by an eco-conscious community. In early 2017, the school was looking for a way to reduce energy costs, reduce CO2 emissions and provide a more sustainable community […]

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Queensland Paves The Way For Large Scale Urban Solar Projects

Queensland is at the leading edge of large-scale solar projects in Australia: that’s what Clean Energy Council chief executive Kane Thornton said while speaking at the Large-scale Solar Industry Forum. His comments at the May 2018 event come on the back of the approximately 20 solar power projects under construction or already completed in regional […]

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SA provides funds for four “next wave” energy storage projects

News Article 20171129

Great story by Giles Parkinson regarding the announcements made today in South Australia. Planet Ark Power is excited to be working closely with Schneider Electric and the South Australian government on a $13.9m solar PV and battery project as parts of the states Renewable Technology Fund. Click here to view the full story on the […]

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Next wave of energy storage projects announced

Schneider Electric Solar Partner of the Year 2016

Planet Ark Power are excited to announce that in partnership with Schneider Electric we will part of the South Australian government’s Renewable Technology Fund building a $13.9m solar PV and battery project at a major distribution centre in Adelaide’s north. Jonathan Ruddick – Planet Ark Power GM “Planet Ark Power is proud to be partnering […]

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SA’s top 100 companies 2017: the full list

As Planet Ark Power continues its growth in the South Australian market, the energy market continues to grow and with 26 percent of the Top 100 companies coming from this sector, the future looks bright for good competition and savings at a retail level.Click here to view the full story on the Energetics website

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