Newhope Baptist Church Community Center


● To offset the huge daily electricity cost for the Church Community Center as much as possible

● To partner with a solar retailer with quality tradesman and extensive experience in the industry

● To implement a sustainable solution able to produce short-term results and secure savings in the decades to come


Community center in Blackburn North, Victoria



Why Smart Energy Answers?

●  Leading solar provider in Australia fully integrated with solar and battery experts and professional in-house installers

●  Completed over 7,000 residential and commercial installations

●  Combined 100 years of experience in the solar industry

●  SEA's Core Values align with New Hope Christian Chruch

Certified installers of Tesla Powerwall, SolarEdge, and Enphase

NETCC Approved Seller, the highest accreditation level in Australia

Committed to providing high-quality products and outstanding customer service

2020, 2021, 2022 & 2023 ProductReview Award Winner for the Solar Retailer Category

2022 Sunwiz Top Solar Company Awardee
The Solution

●  All materials have been carefully selected for their embodied energy, warranties, and long-term performances

●  The system cable run was quite complex with concealed conduits and long distances.

●  The solar system includes  full energy monitoring that allows the Church to check real-time consumption 

The Result

●  Undeniably high-quality solution providing the best technology available and sustainable results

●  Decrease reliance on the electricity grid by 65%

●  Estimated annual savings of nearly $32,000 with a payback of 2.5 years

●  It is expected that the system will provide over $900k of energy reductions over its lifetime of 25years+


About the Installation
  • Canadian Solar Panels with a 12 year product warranty and a total of 99.900 kW Total Solar Power - 270 x 370 Watt Panels and 119,679 kWh
  • 1 x Clenergy 'PV-ezRack' Mounting System with a 10-year manufacturer's warranty
  • 1 x Sungrow 110kW of Inverter Power -10 Year Warranty Parts & Labour 
  • 1 x Sungrow Energy Meter



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