Energy Savers
Karalee

Karalee Flower Farm

Implemented
20%
Actual Energy Savings
Industry
Flowers
Location
Karalee
Irrigation
Drip and Micro
Pumps
Centrifugal
Solution
Solar photovoltaic, power factor correction, lighting, quick wins, variable speed drives

Farm Profile

The farm has implemented a lighting upgrade, Power Factor Correction (PFC) and a 30.4kW Solar PV system to achieve annual energy savings over $14,700.  The lights and PFC offer a payback period of under 3 years, with the PV payback around 5½ years.  The Pump VSD and pressure transducer once implemented will allow the pump to operate at its Best Efficiency Point. 

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