Hardwicks Meat Works Microgrid

Scope of works

Design and construction of a 2.5MW solar PV system (incorporating both fixed and PEG racking systems), 2MW of battery storage and integration with on site SCADA, remote energy management system and LGC revenue grade metering.


  • Largest Industrial Microgrid in Australia.
  • One of the largest battery storage systems in Australia - 2MW.
  • Australian first Microgrid controller with Storm Hardening Mode - protecting client assets.
  • Experimental investigation into grazing management and pasture monitoring in a dual land use with grazing stock.

Fast Facts

  • System size 2.5MW solar
    2MW battery storage
  • Yearly energy usage 3,496 MWh 3,496 MWh
  • Energy Savings $320k annually
  • Racking Fixed & PEG system