ELC and DVFC, Nillumbik Shire Council

Owners Engineer Solar PV, Battery & EV

Solar PV, Energy Storage, EV Chargers

Working with Nillumbik Shire Council to deliver solar PV with storage and EV chargers, from feasibility to final commissioning.

Key Achievements:

  • Managed from project feasibility to grid connection and final commissioning.
  • Complex safe roof hardware management to ensure safe access.
  • EV Charging infrastructure design and specification


Technical design file of a solar and smart energy system.

Project Scope

  • Scoping, technical feasibility and financial modelling.
  • Concept or detailed design and grid connection application.
  • Management of structural approval.
  • Management of roof safety system.
  • Tender documentation, management and evaluation.
  • Owners engineers, project management and technical assistance.
  • Post installation auditing and defect management.

Project Details

  • Installation completed in July 2021.
  • 267kW solar PV at Eltham Leisure Centre included roof safety system (guard railing, walkways, new ladders and skylight mesh), battery backup for essential circuits, EV chargers.
  • 149kW solar PV at Diamond Valley Fitness Center included roof safety system (guard railing, walkways, new ladders and skylight mesh) and EV Charger.
A man working on electrical schematics at an ergonomic desk
A man working on solar panels on a roof

Project Challenges

  • Stakeholder management and engagement ensuring all stakeholders have a clear understanding of project design, safety and installation issues.
  • Safe roof hardware compliance.
  • Ascertaining backup energy requirements, ELC.
  • Complex roof areas, electrical networks and grid protection controls.
  • At DVFC install works were carried out in parallel is site renovation works.
  • Engagement and communication with various stakeholders.

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