Renewable Energy Project: Solar Panels
Based in Wangaratta in North East Victoria, Merriwa is recognised as one of Australia’s leading supported employment enterprises. We have a team of over 350 employees of which over half have a diagnosed disability, working across 5 business divisions; Packaging, Engineered Wood Products (Timbers), Park Lane Nursery and Garden Centre, and Child, Community Services. Our Purpose is to provide an environment which encourages people with disabilities to reach their potential while delivering quality products and services to our customers and clients.
This project has been fully funded – Thank you!
Loan amount: $82,747
Loan repayments: $6,500/quarter
Status: Funded project
Installation date: 28 October 2022
99.5kW solar installation
199 x Trina 500W solar panels
Expected savings: $26,329/year and 116,000 kWh/year
Reduction in carbon emissions/yr: Equivalent to 20.9 average households using renewable electricity instead of grid electricity