City of Darebin

City of Darebin 850kW Solar and Energy storage

Solar PV Owners Engineer

Feasibility, Tender design, owners engineer, compliance and owners engineer. 850kW solar and 110kWh of energy storage.

Key Achievements:

  • Detailed feasibility assessments for solar PV and battery systems on 10 complex sites.
  • Solar PV and battery systems installed on over 5 complex sites.
  • Enhar provided consulting services from project inception through to final commissioning.


Technical design file of a solar and smart energy system.

Project Scope

  • Scoping, technical feasibility and financial modelling.
  • Concept design.
  • Management of structural approval.
  • Tender documentation, management and evaluation.
  • Owners engineers role, project management.
  • Post installation auditing and defect management.

Project Details

  • 250kW PV installed to date over multiple sites, with more to follow.
  • 110kWh of energy storage on multiple sites.
  • 850kW of solar PV at detailed design.
A man working on electrical schematics at an ergonomic desk
A man working on solar panels on a roof

Project Challenges

  • Integration of legacy PV and communications systems.
  • Quality issues with EPC documentation.
  • Significant quality issues with installation compliance.
  • Management of significant defects.
  • Engagement and communication with various stakeholders.
  • Heritage buildings.
  • Assessment of facade and complex roof installations.

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