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Solar Design and Installation Awards

2021 award finalists

Congratulations to the finalists in the 2021 Solar Design and Installation Awards. Read on to find out more about this year's finalists in the following categories:

  • 30-240 kW - any system eligible
  • Over 240 kW - any system eligible

30-240 kW

Sdi awards 2021 1

Patrick Falzon, Tristan Nowak and Andrew Trist (Solgen Energy Group and Peninsula Solar & Electrical) for a 50 kW PV system on a luxury car showroom at Moorabbin Airport. A reverse titled system was installed to maximise production efficiency and to meet the requirements of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority and Moorabbin Airport policy.

Sdi awards 2021 2

Grant Finigan and Scott Mason (Platinum Solar Designs) for a 78.5 kW roof mount PV system on an aged care facility in Sydney. Aesthetics were a key component of the client’s brief, resulting in an all-black solution with custom fabricated components.

Sdi awards 2021 3

Matthew Linney and Jarrod Shepherd (Autonomous Energy) for a 77.76 kW roof mounted PV system on a 139 m skyscraper in the Sydney CBD. This integrated solution was designed to maintain the client’s requirement for a 6-star Green Star rating.

Over 240 kW

Sdi awards 2021 4

Nathaniel Elliot and Daniel Westover (Keystones Solar Group) for a 1.14 MW solar PV system on the car park of the Flinders Medical Centre. Access restrictions and building layout required innovative manual handling solutions and system design.

Sdi awards 2021 5

Kurt Elvery and Dhayan Nadarajah (Elvery's Electrical Service and GEM Energy) for a 810 kW solar PV and a 1160 kWH battery energy storage system at Shalom College in Bundaberg. This flagship project supports the client’s aim of transitioning to 100 per cent renewable Energy.

Sdi awards 2021 6

Ashley Funnell, Dylan Palmer and Nelson Steer (AGF Electrical, ACE Electrical and Solgen Energy Group) for a 2.3 MW solar PV system at the Karratha shopping centre. As Karratha suffers from extremely high winds, the system was designed and custom components were fabricated to be able to withstand these harsh conditions.

Important dates

  • Award winners announced - Wednesday 27 October 2021

If you have any questions, please contact us at [email protected].

Benefits of winning

The benefits of winning a Solar Design and Installation Award include:

  • Earning the right to promote yourself as a 2021 Solar Design and Installation Award Winner with an exclusive logo.
  • Two tickets to attend a Clean Energy Council Installer Night.
  • A link to your website on the Clean Energy Council website.
  • Receiving coverage on the Clean Energy Council website and in other publications.

Please note, a Solar Design and Installation Award will not be awarded in the Under 30 kW category this year as the judges deemed that the entries weren't of a sufficient standard.