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Largest solar array in metropolitan Melbourne to be installed at Melbourne Museum
Museums Victoria is looking forward to a brighter and more sustainable future as the state-owned cultural institution begins installing what’s set to become the biggest solar array in metropolitan Melbourne at Melbourne Museum.
Museums Victoria is partnering global technology company Siemens Ltd on the project, which commenced mid November with helicopters manoeuvring 1,350 solar panels from the grounds of the Carlton Gardens precinct to the roof of Melbourne Museum.
Museums Victoria is the largest public museum organisation in Australia and attracts approximately 2.5 million visitors each year across landmark buildings including Melbourne Museum, Scienceworks, Immigration Museum, and the Royal Exhibition Building, a UNESCO World Heritage Site built in 1880.
The entire project will see solar panels installed at all four of Museums Victoria’s sites across Melbourne, and will cut the organisation’s emissions by 35%, saving 4,590 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions per year – the equivalent of 983 cars worth of emissions a year.
For more information go to https://museumsvictoria.com.au/
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28th January 2018 - 300 solar panels installed at Geelong’s Leisurelink Aquatic Centre
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11th July 2014 - Groundbreaking solar installation cools Singapore Sports Hub
21st December 2017 - Massive rooftop solar installation launched at Gold Coast Aquatic Centre
3rd January 2017 - Solar panelling on Brisbane venues could power 1200 homes
14th August 2015 - Solar power boosts energy harvesting at the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
30th August 2010 - Sydney’s Wharf Theatre Goes Solar
1st December 2010 - Sydney Theatre Company launches rooftop solar power system
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