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polytec's Solar Projects Portfolio

polytec's Solar Projects Portfolio
polytec are striving to reduce carbon emissions by installing solar panels throughout all sites nationwide. Upon completion, the portfolio of projects listed below will yield the following environmental benefits:
  • Power rating of portfolio: 11.6MW 
  • Renewable energy generated: 11,668 MWh per year 
  • CO2 emissions avoided: 10,500,801 kg per year 
  • Tonnes of coal equivalent: 4,447 per year 
  • Distance driven equivalent: 56,974,350 km per year 
  • Equivalent trees planted: 73,501 per year 
  • Will produce enough energy to power 1759 homes per year

Charmhaven door manufacturing facility
System Size: 1.3 MW, 4700 Panels 



Energy Generated: Will produce 1660 MWh per year 
Greenhouse gas reduction is equivalent to 1,576,800 kg of CO2 per year

  • Offsets 665 tonnes of coal in electricity generation per year
  • The equivalent of driving an average car 8.5 million km per year
  • Equal to planting 11,037 trees per year

This will provide approximately 35% of the site’s energy requirement.

Charmhaven is accredited as a renewable energy power station - this is the largest solar system on the Central Coast NSW and only accredited solar power station on the Central Coast.

Head Office – Wella Way Somersby
System Size: 730 kW, 2700 Panels

Energy Generated: Will produce 1065 MWh per year 
Greenhouse gas reduction is equivalent to 959,220 kg of CO2 per year

  • Offsets 405 tonnes of coal in electricity generation per year
  • The equivalent of driving an average car 5.2 million km per year
  • Equal to planting 6714 trees per year

This will provide approximately 90% of the site's energy requirement.

Somersby board facility
System Size: 2.5 MW, 9259 Panels 

Energy Generated: Will produce 3,193 MWh per year 
Greenhouse gas reduction is equivalent to 2,873,700 kg of CO2 per year

  • Offsets 1094 tonnes of coal in electricity generation per year
  • The equivalent of driving an average car 15.6 million km per year
  • Equal to planting 20,115 trees per year

This will provide approximately 25% of the site's energy requirement.

Oberon MDF and Particleboard Facilty
System Size: 4 MW, 14,814 Panels 

Energy Generated: Will produce 5,110 MWh per year 
Greenhouse gas reduction is equivalent to 4,599,000 kg of CO2 per year

  • Offsets 1946 tonnes of coal in electricity generation per year
  • The equivalent of driving an average car 25 million km per year
  • Equal to planting 32,193 trees per year

This will provide approximately 6% of the site's energy requirement.

Albury branch
System Size: 29.7 kW, 108 Panels 

Energy Generated: Will produce 37.9 MWh per year 
Greenhouse gas reduction is equivalent to 34,110 kg of CO2 per year

  • Offsets 14 tonnes of coal in electricity generation per year
  • The equivalent of driving an average car 185,380 km per year
  • Equal to planting 238 trees per year

This will provide approximately 125% of the site's energy requirement.

Nowra Branch
System Size: 29.925 kW, 105 Panels

Energy Generated: Will produce 38.2 MWh per year 
Greenhouse gas reduction is equivalent to 34,380 kg of CO2 per year

  • Offsets 14 tonnes of coal in electricity generation per year
  • The equivalent of driving an average car 186,847 km per year
  • Equal to planting 240 trees per year

This will provide approximately 74% of the site's energy requirement.

Brisbane branch
System Size: 99.90 kW, 370 Panels

Energy Generated: Will produce 182.5 MWh per year 
Greenhouse gas reduction is equivalent to 164,250 kg of CO2 per year

  • Offsets 70 tonnes of coal in electricity generation per year
  • The equivalent of driving an average car 892,663 km per year
  • Equal to planting 1150 trees per year

This will provide approximately 45% of the site's energy requirement.

Melbourne Branch
System Size: 99.90 kW, 370 Panels

Energy Generated: Will produce 145.8 MWh per year 
Greenhouse gas reduction is equivalent to 136,323 kg of CO2 per year

  • Offsets 150 tonnes of coal in electricity generation per year
  • The equivalent of driving an average car 740,885 km per year
  • Equal to planting 954 trees per year

This will provide approximately 24% of the site's energy requirement.

Adelaide branch
System Size: 99.90 kW, 370 Panels

Energy Generated: Will produce 189.6 MWh per year 
Greenhouse gas reduction is equivalent to 81,528 kg of CO2 per year

  • Offsets 72 tonnes of coal in electricity generation per year*
  • The equivalent of driving an average car 443,086 km per year
  • Equal to planting 570 trees per year

This will provide approximately 135% of the site's energy requirement.

Canberra branch
Status: Due to be installed by June
System Size: 31.62 kW, 115 Panels

Energy Generated: Will produce 46.1 MWh per year 
Greenhouse gas reduction is equivalent to 41,490 kg of CO2 per year

  • Offsets 17 tonnes of coal in electricity generation per year
  • The equivalent of driving an average car 225,489 km per year
  • Equal to planting 290 trees per year

This will provide approximately 76% of the site's energy requirement.

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