The 14 cold storage rooms at Savio’s, a fruit packing house in Queensland, are controlled by 3 large ammonia compressors, which an audit showed consumed over 435,000kWh (costing $95,000) in ten mon
The Energy Efficient Communities Program will deliver $50 million of grants to assist businesses and community organisations to improve energy efficiency practices and technologies and better manag
At Capilano’s Richlands honey production facility, electricity and natural gas are the primary energy sources and input costs.
Caernarvon Orchard in Orange, NSW, produces and packs 45,000 tonnes of apples and 800 tonnes of cherries per annum. About 5% of its annual electricity spend is on lighting (around $3400 pa).
Located in Goondiwindi, Queensland Chesterfield Australia is an Agricultural and Construction Equipment company.
Proprietors of a black Angus breeding and fattening operation on a small, pastoral property northwest of Roma, Queensland, were using dated refrigeration units to cool and store beef as well as oth
At the JW Kirkwood Ticehurst Orchard in Tasmania, 58% of the annual electricity spend of around $90,000 is for refrigeration of its cool rooms and other systems.
To reduce costs at Drury Orchards in South Australia, the company installed a solar photovoltaic system.
As the winemakers at McLaren Vintners well know, energy is used at every step of the wine making process.