Independent Pub Group – 1MW

Independent Pub Group – 1MW

INdependent pub group

1Mw

Independent Pub Group Holding Pty Limited, trading as GM Hotels, is a locally owned private company, deriving revenue from the operation of hotels. The company employs approximately 350 people, operating primarily in South Australia.

 The company holds a portfolio of properties including 10 licensed premises and 10 retail outlets. Due to the ever increasing overheads in the highly competitive food and beverage industry, IPG sought a solution to one of their highest annual costs – the cost of energy. 

Project Details

Location: South Australia

Panels: 303 x 330 Phono Solar Panels

Inverter: 3 x SolarEdge SE 27.6K

96% of solar energy production. 4% exported to the grid.

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PCYC Queensland – 4MW

PCYC Queensland – 4MW

PCYC QUeensland

4MW

Project Details

Location: Queensland

Panels: 10,000+ Solar PV Panels, 12 Tesla PowerWalls & Powerpacks

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Vicinity Taigum - 1.1MW

Vicinity Centres is one of Australia’s leading retail property groups with a fully integrated asset management platform across 66 shopping centres. They create a unique and relevant customer experience, delivering compelling value to our retailer partners and striving for excellence.

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Cairns DFO – 1.3MW

Cairns DFO – 1.3MW

DFO CAIRNS

1.3MW

The Sentinel owned and managed DFO shopping centre in Cairns has very high energy consumption due to consistently high ambient temperatures. The 1,300kW system was designed to off-set almost all of the peak day time energy consumption of the centre. 

GEM Energy were awarded the project after a competitive tender process based on proven capability in delivering large projects on shopping centres. We were also able to demonstrate superior engineering in design and therefore better value for money. After working closely with the client, a system was designed to meet specific performance ratios and maintain high utilisation of the solar energy produced.

1,300kW of solar panels were installed in a 5 month period. The project commenced in February and was commissioned in July 2019. High ambient temperature, severe winds and general stormy conditions experienced in far north QLD meant that the program had to be executed well to meet budget and timeframes. GEM Energy achieved practical completion on this installation in 5 months and have been able to reduce energy consumption across the site by over 30%.

Project Details

Location: Cairns City, QLD

Panels: 3250 x Canadian Solar 400W

Inverters: 37 x Fronius ECO

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Brisbane Technology Park – 1MW

Brisbane Technology Park – 1MW

Brisbane Technology Park 1MW

Powered by 1MW of pure solar

Brisbane Technology Park (BTP), owned by real estate investment trust Industria REIT, is located south of Brisbane in Eight Mile Plains. By the end of 2018, the 33-hectare precinct will source 40% of its electricity requirements from almost 3,000 solar panels spread across six roofs. The $1.7m solar power plant investment is providing amazing value to Industria REIT and their shareholders, as well as BTP’s tenants, made up of more than 190 small and large businesses employing around 10,000 people.
 
ClientBrisbane Technology Park c/o Industria REIT
LocationEight Mile Plains, SE QLD
CompletedStage 1 completed February 2018
System size1 MW
Project cost$1.7m
Solar panels2941 x 330W-345W Canadian Solar
Solar inverters37 x ABB Aurora 27.6kW 3-Phase
BTP tenants will have their electricity prices locked in at 2017 rates as the site’s microgrid set up is expected to halve energy costs to about 7 cents per kWh. Through the on-selling of solar electricity to tenants and the main power grid, the project’s ROI is forecast at 15%, more than double the yield of Industria REIT’s usual property investments. The project also shows Industria REIT’s commitment to sustainability and innovation. Theirs and the tenant companies’ public image will get a green boost, with the solar investment set to reduce CO2 by almost 700 tons per year. Stage 1 of the project marked 700kW of generation capacity installed across four roofs and has been commissioned since February 2018, with stage 2 expected to be completed by late 2018.
GEM Energy specialise in renewable energy consultancy, photovoltaic engineering, electrical engineering, energy efficiency audits, financial feasibility analysis and the integration of solutions. From challenging custom installations to small home solar systems, GEM Energy’s experienced team has the skills to turn every project into a thriving investment. Our strong regional presence underpins the core of our success. At GEM Energy we build genuine connections with our many and varied clients who then refer us on to their friends, family, and business partners.

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What our customers say about us

We are mechanical engineers and were very fussy about the installation. GEM Energy’s team proved to be very professional and the workmanship excellent.
Laureen Kirwan

Director, Down Under Property Investments

We have found the GEM Energy team to be very reliable and the work of a high standard.
Cameron Dean

Gin Gin & Dry

…it wasn’t until we met with GEM Energy Australia that we were confident we were dealing with a compay that had the expertise to get the job done.
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Vicinity Taigum – 1.1MW

Vicinity Taigum – 1.1MW

VICINITY TAIGUM

1.1MW

Taigum Square shopping centre is a Vicinity owned centre and this solar installation is one of many across their portfolio. After working closely with the client, a system was designed to meet specific performance ratios and maintain high utilisation of the solar energy produced. All panels have been designed with a minimum 10 degree tilt and have been installed according to very strict client technical specification.

 A 1.12MW solar installation with panel level performance monitoring. The installation was incredibly challenging due to meeting very demanding technical specification as required by the client. GEM Energy achieved practical completion on this installation at exactly 100 days in a highly accelerated installation program.The client will benefit from over 20,000 tonnes in carbon emissions reductions over the first 20 years of ownership.

Project Details

Location: Taigum, QLD

Panels: 3056 x Longi 370W

Inverters: 11 x SolarEdge SE82.8K

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