- Not started
Reason: Contract was extended due to unforseen circumstances
Across 32 Council buildings we have installed 2,398 solar panels - this equates to 837 kW of solar power installed.
- 182.25 kW at Ashburton Pool and Recreation Centre
- 128.25 kW at Hawthorn Aquatic and Leisure Centre (pictured below)
- 99.96 kW at Boroondara Sports Complex
- 69.6 kW at Greythorn Community Hub
- 62.1 kW at Boroondara Civic Precinct
- 30 kW at Kew Depot
In addition, over 334 kW have been installed across a range of community centres, libraries, sporting facilities, senior citizens centres, kindergartens, and depot workshops.
Council has a progressive plan to install and expand solar panels across its various built facilities. A preliminary audit of remaining building portfolio was undertaken in 2022 to identify new solar sites.
Solar PV (Photovoltaic) is a technical term for a solar power system.
What's left to do?
Greythorn Community Hub solar PV system expanded
The solar PV capacity of Greythorn Community Hub was expanded from 20 KW to 69.6 KW
Camberwell Hockey Club and Camberwell Sportsground Pavilion additional solar PV RfQ
A Request for Quotation (RfQ) has been issued for installation of additional Solar PV systems at Camberwell Hockey Club and Camberwell Sportsground Pavilion.
What has been done?
Solar suitability audit of Council buildings
A preliminary audit of remaining building portfolio was undertaken in 2022 to identify new solar PV prospects.
Boroondara Civic Precinct solar PV system expanded
Solar PV capacity of Boroondara Civic Precinct was expanded from 39.9 KW to 62.1 KW in September 2022.