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Mareeba

Mareeba Nursery

Proposed
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Proposed Energy Savings
Industry
Nursery
Product
Nursery plants
Location
Mareeba
Irrigation
Drip and micro irrigation
Pumps
Centrifugal
Solution
Proposed: Install solar photovoltaic system

Farm profile

The nursery is located in the Mareeba area with approximately
1.8 hectares of greenhouse plant production, specialising in
seedlings, flowers, natives and shrubs. The irrigation system comprises
overhead sprinklers and misting sprays serviced by an electric pump.

The nursery uses mains supply electricity to drive the irrigation water pump, compressor, robotic transplanter, denesting line, tray filler, potting machine, soil blender, workshop lighting and an air conditioner.

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