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New checklists help farmers assess their suitability for solar pumping irrigation systems

New checklists help farmers assess their suitability for solar pumping irrigation systems

Thinking of investing in a grid-connected or hybrid solar-diesel pumping system? Before you open your wallet, ensure you're buying the best system for your needs by completing NSW Farmers’ new, free checklists for solar irrigation quotes.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 2nd Mar 2018
Gippsland dairy farmer saves “tens of thousands” a year with solar

Gippsland dairy farmer saves “tens of thousands” a year with solar

A former power-station engineer spent $60,000 upgrading his dairy operation in the Strzelecki foothills to solar – but by reducing the farm’s annual power bill to under $1,000, it’s set to pay for itself in just a few years.
AgInnovators, Published 7th Apr 2017
Energy-efficiency plan could save NSW winery owners $40,000 p.a.

Energy-efficiency plan could save NSW winery owners $40,000 p.a.

Once the solar feed-in tariff ends in December 2016, NSW vineyard Jarrett’s Wines will need to redeploy the power generated by its solar PV arrays. Planned solar battery storage, electric vehicles, integrated pumps and a new coolroom could save the business $10,000-$40,000 p.a.
AgInnovators, Published 14th Aug 2016
Battery storage plus solar PV: energy-saving opportunity worth $60,000 p.a. identified for Central NSW feedlot

Battery storage plus solar PV: energy-saving opportunity worth $60,000 p.a. identified for Central NSW feedlot

Aided by NSW Farmers Energy Innovation Team, the owners of 6,000-head Gundamain Feedlot in central NSW identified opportunities to save energy and costs on-farm amounting to an estimated $60,000 per annum, with the biggest savings coming from installing solar PV and large-capacity battery storage.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 15th Feb 2016
Batteries are good news, but are they suitable for you?

Batteries are good news, but are they suitable for you?

No. This isn't about going off grid. But there are reasons why Elon Musk has set his sights on Australia as one of the first markets to launch his praised battery systems (the PowerWall and PowerPacks). And that is that, for some, the numbers do add up. Let me show you how.
Gerry Flores, Published 22nd Dec 2015
Turn poo problems into profits! Get your Organics Infrastructure project application in now

Turn poo problems into profits! Get your Organics Infrastructure project application in now

Got organic waste? Don’t wallow in it – make it work for you! Farm businesses who get their proposals in by 1 December could get up to $500,000 in grant funds – and hands-on help turning pig, cow or chook-poo into profits....
Gerry Flores, Published 19th Nov 2015
$120m fund to boost green energy operations in rural Australia: is your agribusiness eligible?

$120m fund to boost green energy operations in rural Australia: is your agribusiness eligible?

Need a few extra million to make your agribusiness energy-efficient? This new, regionally focused investment program could be just the ticket…
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 17th Jun 2015
5 Ways Tesla's Green Energy Batteries Will Change The Game for Solar in Agriculture

5 Ways Tesla's Green Energy Batteries Will Change The Game for Solar in Agriculture

Tesla has unveiled its new battery product line in the US and it has been received with the industry buzz usually reserved for a Steve Jobs product launch. The Tesla Energy...
Ariadne Zanella, AgInnovators, Published 1st May 2015
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