Porsche Cars Australia installs solar panels at HQ
Sustainability is an integral part of Porsche's future strategy. Preparing for the arrival of the first fully electric Porsche sportscar, the Taycan, Porsche Cars Australia recently installed solar panels covering over 1000 square meters of its headquarters in Melbourne.
“By installing a 200kW solar panel system consisting of 494 solar panels, as we have done here at our offices in Collingwood, we anticipate that over a quarter of our future energy consumption will be from solar power,” said Sam Curtis, Managing Director & CEO, Porsche Cars Australia.
Porsche Centre facilities around Australia are currently reviewing solar power as a renewable energy supply option as it helps to reduce carbon footprint, leading to a positive environmental impact.
It also addresses the growing need for electric charging infrastructure across the network as sales of electric and hybrid vehicles are expected to increases over the coming years.
The site in Collingwood in home to Porsche Centre Melbourne, as well as the head offices of Porsche Cars Australia and Porsche Financial Services Australia.
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