Sundrop Farms Solar Project

Region: Australia

Services provided:

  • Heliostat solar field construction
  • HV and LV reticulation
  • Greenhouse construction

 

Overview:

We were proud to be a vital part in the world’s first commercial thermal horticulture facility with Sundrop Farms.

The revolutionary system integrates solar collectors, desalination technology, electricity product and climate control, solving many food and water security issues in agriculture.

Amongst many duties, Broadspectrum helped construct a 20 hectare greenhouse facility which grows more than 15,000 tonnes of tomatoes a year for metropolitan markets across Australia.

 

Key stats:

  • Installed more than 23,000 solar mirror panels
  • Contributed to constructing 20 hectare greenhouse facility
  • That facility grows more than 15,000 tonnes of tomatoes annually