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Energy Savers
Bowen

Bowen Mango & Tomato Farm

Proposed
19
Proposed Energy Savings
Industry
Horticulture
Product
Mangoes and tomatoes
Location
Bowen
Key onsite energy use
Packing Sheds, Refrigeration, Lighting and Irrigation – Drip and Micro
Solution
Lighting upgrade and solar photovoltaic installation

Farm Profile

The audit identified a range of energy saving initiaves in the packing sheds including refrigeration, lighting and the installation of Solar PV to supply some power. Three projects had a payback less than 5 years including the lighting and two Solar PV installations. The estimated annual savings from all identified projects is nearly $50,000.

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