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Mondure

Mondure Irrigation Farm

Mondure

Mondure Irrigation Farm

A farm producing fodder feed for livestock has the potential to reduce energy consumption and costs by installing new efficient pumps and making changes to the irrigation system.

Proposed
49
Proposed Energy Savings
Mareeba

Mareeba Irrigation Farm

Mareeba

Mareeba Irrigation Farm

A Mareeba farm that produces hay has the potential to save time and money after implementing a solar PV system on an upgraded automated pump supplying water to a centre pivot.

Implemented
68
Actual Energy Savings
Mackay

Mackay Cane Farm

Mackay

Mackay Cane Farm

A cane farm in the Mackay region could increase production, net profit and reduce energy consumption from adoption of solar, and pump and irrigation changes.

Proposed
21
Proposed Energy Savings
Mareeba

Mareeba Irrigation Farm

Mareeba

Mareeba Irrigation Farm

An Atherton tablelands hay farm has the potential to save time and money after implementing a solar PV system on an upgraded automated pump supplying water to a centre pivot.

Proposed
89
Proposed Energy Savings
Sunshine Coast

Sunshine Coast Nursery

Sunshine Coast

Sunshine Coast Nursery

A large Sunshine Coast nursery will reduce its energy consumption even while increasing production with load shifting, upgrading lighting and air conditioners and the addition of a Solar PV system.

Proposed
48
Proposed Energy Savings
Stanthorpe

Stanthorpe Horticulture Farm

Stanthorpe

Stanthorpe Horticulture Farm

The farm, near Stanthorpe, produces a large variety of horticultural products on an area of approximately 30 ha and could save up to 27 per cent off its energy bills after implementing an farm energy audit recommendation to replace the cold room condenser unit.

Proposed
27
Proposed Energy Savings
Stanthorpe

Stanthorpe Stonefruit Farm

Stanthorpe

Stanthorpe Stonefruit Farm

A Stanthope farm produc aingn average of 300 tonnes of stonefruit per year from 40ha could save 10% off its energy bills after implementing a farm energy audit recommendation to upgrade their lights to LED.

Proposed
10
Proposed Energy Savings
Mundubbera

Mundubbera Citrus Farm

Mundubbera

Mundubbera Citrus Farm

A farm in Mundubbera producing a variety of citrus and mangoes will benefit by implementation of recommendations in a recent energy audit. The farm could save up to 7% of the site total energy use, and approximately $90,000 p.a. with an average payback period of 5.5 years.

Implemented
7
Actual Energy Savings
South East Queensland

South East Queensland Dairy Farm

South East Queensland

South East Queensland Dairy Farm

A South East Queensland Dairy that produces milk and some feed has the potential to reduce energy and costs onsite and increase productivity from efficiencies identified in the milking shed.

Proposed
38
Proposed Energy Savings