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Queensland

Queensland Poultry Farms

Queensland

Queensland Poultry Farms

This case study highlights the outcomes of energy audits on two Poultry farms taking part in the Energy Savers Program.

Proposed
37
Energy Savings
182
Savings
53,223
South East

Brisbane Chicken Farm

South East

Brisbane Chicken Farm

An energy audit showed how improving the current systems can lead to energy and cost savings. The recommendations explored in the audit included change the current electricity tariff and install a solar PV system.

Proposed
24
Energy Savings
35
Savings
11,200
Atherton Tablelands

Atherton Chicken Farm

Atherton Tablelands

Atherton Chicken Farm

An energy audit showed how improving the current systems can lead to energy and cost savings. The recommendations explored in the audit included replace ventilation fans and install a solar PV system.

Proposed
20
Energy Savings
45
Savings
15,500
South East

Sunshine Coast Chicken Farm

South East

Sunshine Coast Chicken Farm

This case study summarises the outcomes from an audit conducted on a poultry farm with an energy consumption of 387,000 kWh at an annual cost of $85,000. Energy savings from the solar PV solution implemented have been estimated to be 32% and cost savings around 14%.

Proposed
32
Energy Savings
116
Savings
11,977
Queensland

All Energy Savers Plus Farms

Queensland

All Energy Savers Plus Farms

This case study summarises the outcomes from audits conducted on all 180 Queensland farms in the Energy Savers Plus Program (ESPPE).

Proposed
40
Energy Savings
6,042
Savings
2,817,342
Wet Tropics

North Queensland Poultry & Cane Farm

Wet Tropics

North Queensland Poultry & Cane Farm

A North Queensland poultry farm processing 2500 birds per annum could benefit from a recent energy savers audit. Considering goals of the farmer, the audit recommendations considered the expected three-fold increase in production while minimising energy consumption and costs onsite.

Proposed
41
Energy Savings
13.5
Savings
4,684
South East

South East Queensland chicken meat farm

South East

South East Queensland chicken meat farm

A South East Queensland chicken meat farm with eight sheds found an energy audit to provide helpful guidance about where to spend their capital investment on the farm.

Proposed
8.5
Energy Savings
37
Savings
17,800