Logos has partnered with Solar Bay to develop Australia’s largest rooftop solar system on its intermodal logistics facility in Sydney’s southwest.
Under the partnership with Solar Bay, owner and operator of energy infrastructure across Australia and New Zealand, more than 120,000 solar panels will be installed at the A$4bn (€2.8bn) Moorebank Logistics Park (MLP).
The park is being developed by a consortium, including AustralianSuper, AXA IM Alts, Ivanhoe Cambridge and TCorp, which acquired the site in a A$1.67bn deal last year.
On behalf of the consortium, Logos said: “Our partnership with Solar Bay will allow the Logos consortium to utilise the latest technologies so that we can produce, store, manage, and use energy more efficiently on-site at MLP and run all warehouse operations on 100% renewable energy.”
Darren Searle, head of Logos Australia and New Zealand, said: “The implementation of this green infrastructure at MLP will accelerate our achievement of green scale and enable our operations to achieve net-zero emissions.”
Searle said the Logos consortium would develop and fund the construction of the embedded network.
James Doyle, investment director at Solar Bay, said: “MLP is a prime example of the convergence between property and energy infrastructure that we’re seeing across Australia and New Zealand.”
Doyle said with over 800,000sqm of roof space at the precinct the site had the capacity for up to 130MW of rooftop solar, capable of generating 183GWh of electricity per annum.
When complete, approximately 44% of the total site electrical requirement will be provided via the on-site generation, with the remaining power required coming from an off-site wind farm.
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