Summer Seafood

Case Study


Sumner Seafood is positioned as a leading edge global export packing facility. The major seafood ports that they export to are: Shanghai, Ho Chi Minh, Dubai, Jakarta, Bangkok, Hong Kong and Singapore. Sumner Seafood’s recognises importers and exporters concerns in relation to the environment. Sumner Seafood is also committed to maintaining a sustainable environment and as such has elected to install a commercial solar system from Solar Link Australia.

“Sumner Seafood has a commitment to remain in business long term and the next generation of family members are emerging as successors to the business and embracing the growing competitiveness while not ignoring the environment, we are committed to maintaining a carbon neutral future”

Given the ever increasing cost of power, Sumner Seafood called on Solar Link Australia’s expertise to provide a power saving Solar Solution. Sumner Seafood elected to install 96 x 250w Solar PV Modules (24KW PV System) and 2 X ABB 12kw Power one (ABB) inverters (Made in Italy). The panels have a positive tolerance providing reliable output and a guaranteed tolerance of +3%. They also have high module efficiency of up to 15.22%. Moreover, they are certified to withstand 2400 Pa of wind and snow loads of up to 5400P as well as withstand a direct hail hit due to its tempered glass cover that is tested to TUV Standards (25mm diameter ice ball at 23.0m/s), keeping users worry-free at times of harsh weather.

Power-One ABB inverters are known as one of the leading brands in the industry. Power-One ABB Inverters which are Italian manufactured are made to precision. They are robust in their build & offer unmatched after Sales Technical Support. Furthermore, with inbuilt communication functionality, Sumner Seafood’s commercial solar installation can be monitored via phone, tablet or laptop from anywhere in the world with a simple login.

Solar Link Australia is proud to supply & install the industry’s leading brands to one of Australia’s leading Seafood exporters. Sumner Seafood will not only save money by using solar but is also leading the way in its social and corporate responsibility to reduce its own carbon footprint.

  • System Size 24kW
  • System Specs 2 x ABB 12kW Aurora Inverters - 3 Phase Inverters, 96 x 250W Solar Panels
  • Location 4/59 Randolph St, Rocklea QLD 4106
  • Annual Prod. In Excess of 36 Megawatts
  • C02 Emissions Savings 40 Tonnes / year
  • ROI 3 Years