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Energy Savers
Stanthorpe

Stanthorpe Horticulture Farm

Implemented
25-30%
Actual Energy Savings
Industry
Horticulture
Location
Stanthorpe
Irrigation
Drip and micro
Pumps
Centrifugal
Solution
Variable Speed Drives, tariffs and refrigeration

Farm Profile

The farmer installed variable speed drives on two 37kW pumps providing an annual cost saving of over $14,500 with a payback period of around 18 months.  Other efficiencies were identified including some refrigeration improvements and a small Solar PV system which the farmer is yet to implement. 

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