ProTen own and operate ten of Australia’s largest and technically advanced broiler farms located in New South Wales and Western Australia. These farms consist of 268 sheds which require a massive amount of energy.
Being a farm, they have high and low seasonal electricity trends. This means that in some months there is a lull in operations, due to cleaning in a particular shed, whilst there are extremely high electricity demands in other parts of the farm. These energy behaviours required a particularly rigorous assessment and understanding from the SCS analysis team, looking at trends in data to correctly size the solar array.
A power factor discrepancy was identified on site due to the heavy machineries. The system includes power factor as part of the installation which rectifies the power supply near to parity.
The installation continues on time and on budget.