installed capacity of the solar PV based farm located at 909 Yandina-Coolum Road in the locality of Valdora. The farm is Australia's first local government solar farm and will power all of council's facilities and operations.
Estimated savings for council, after costs, over a 30-year period based on today’s electricity costs, which are anticipated to increase substantially in the future.
24 Jul 2017
The farm is officially commissioned after more than 4 years in the making.
Savings realized on completion of 1st year of operation - more than double the amount estimated, according to Sunshine Coast Acting Mayor Tim Dwyer.
of energy generated in 12 months. To put that into perspective, the average Australian home uses around six megawatt hours per year.
Reduction in carbon emissions – the equivalent of taking about 4300 cars off the road for one year.
of council’s energy usage across all facilities and operations offset by power sourced from the project.
Number of prestigious awards received for boosting productivity through infrastructure, sustainability excellence and planning excellence.