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Benefits of Solar Car Ports and Solar Car Parks for Businesses


When evaluating the numerous commercial solar energy solutions which are out there today, you have many choices to consider. For example, have you ever thought about investing in a solar car park for your place of work? If not, you probably should. For anyone in Mackay or anywhere in Australia, the growth of such systems is massive. Today, many companies in areas like NSW and Queensland are investing in solar systems that can help cars to stay sheltered while they sit in the sun. 

Why, though, should you make this investment?

Generate power on a common area

Just about any business needs a large car park for visitors and staff to park their vehicles. A solar car port, though, allows for the cars to sit under the shade of the solar panels. Now, they can sit there, stay nice and cool and protected, whilst also giving you ample room for power generation. The solar panels act as little shields for the car whilst generating the power from the daily sunlight.

Spend less on power

Your business is also able to then repurpose the large car park area for something a bit more useful. Cars can easily park underneath the solar panels, shielded from the baking heat of the day. Then, you can ensure that your business is using the solar panels to generate power to run the company. Your car park then doubles as a useful place for solar power generation, but also as an effective place for parking.

Easy to scale up

Every time you add a new lot to your car park, you can have more solar power solutions fitted and installed. This allows for everything to be quickly and easily scaled up to the level that you would have been hoping for. Over time, this leaves you with a highly impressive business facility that is so easy to scale up and improve, ensuring that you can always find new, fresh ways to generate power.

Better for the environment

By making use of the car park space to help shield cars and also to help generate power, you are using land that might have otherwise been dormant. Instead of now having to find a huge space of green land, or roof space, for solar panel installation, you can have them built in your car park. This means you are generating your own power, becoming yet another self-sufficient Australian business looking after its long-term energy needs.

Keep cars nice and cool

Lastly, you will find that getting into your car after a long day of sitting in the heat is no longer quite as tough. These panels offer a perfect shield for vehicles from the heat, so cars feel nice and chilled when you hop in to head out for lunch or to head home for the day. Instead of your car being panel-beaten by the heat and the inside cabin building up warmth to an uncomfortable degree, these solar panels offer power generation and effective shielding. 

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