Formerly a tired local pub, Trafalgars Hotel or Trafs, as its affectionately known by the locals, reopened in September, 2013 after undergoing extensive renovations to become a modern and stylish city bar/bistro.
With live music every weekend, a family friendly beer garden, sports bar, and self-service TAB machines, Trafalgars Hotel’s electricity bill increased sharply after the renovations. To combat this extra expenditure, Trafalgars Hotel commissioned Infinite Energy to install a solar PV system.
Infinite Energy recommended an installed a 31kW system, which will give the Hotel a 25% return on investment, as well as a 26% reduction in their total electricity spend.
|Installation Date||05 / 2016|
|Industry||Retail & Hospitality|
|Solution||Solar Power System - System capacity 31.2kW
|CO2- e. Abatement Per Year||39 tonnes|
|CO2 Equivalent Reduction||147 trees saved per year|
|Energy Output Per Year||50,500 kWh|
|Solar % of Consumption||23%|
|Grid Electricity % of Consumption||77%|
|Projected Payback Period||3.9 years|
|Year 1 Return on Investment||25%|
|10 Year NPV||$32,000|