Posts tagged: Melbourne

Victorian Train Stations Save 30% With Solar Power

Five Victorian train stations have reduced their peak summer electricity use by as much as 30 per cent, through the installation of solar power and energy efficient lights and appliances. The stations were built or upgraded as part of the state government’s Regional Rail Link project, using more than 100 solar panels to provide power […]

Solar power saves the day during Australia’s record heatwave

By: Ian Clover As 40C-plus heat pours strain on traditional power plants, solar panel systems throughout Australia have taken up the slack.   While tennis players have wilted and bush fires have raged, solar power systems in Australia have come to the fore this week as the nation battles with the effects of the latest […]

NextDC launches solar power service at Melbourne data centre

$1.2 million solar system will generate 550 megawatt hours of electricity every year NextDC (ASX: NXT) has begun offering a renewable energy service to its customers following the construction of a $1.2 million rooftop solar system at its M1 data centre in Melbourne. According to the data centre provider, the system is forecast to generate […]