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Empowering Farms Through Resilient Renewable Energy Solutions: PHNXX’s Success Amidst Melbourne’s Major Power Outage 

The blackouts starting February 13th left over half a million Victorians without power for days. Despite this, a dairy farmer near Warragul had uninterrupted access to clean energy thanks to PHNXX’s weather-resilient modular microgrid system (MMS), powered by solar energy and equipped with a battery and Energy Management System. While neighbouring farms struggled with power loss or unreliable diesel generators due to inaccessible service stations, the MMS shielded the farmer’s operations, even allowing him to lend his backup generator to his brother’s farm that had been powerless for three days. 

 

PHNXX’s modular approach empowers farms to optimize energy usage year-round, aligning with fluctuating energy demands. They are committed to empowering farming communities with renewable energy solutions that are flexible and affordable. Their aim is to promote energy security and independence while curbing carbon emissions in rural and remote operations. 

PHNXX’s MMS boasts rapid installation, requiring less than a day for setup, and offers the added convenience of swift disassembly and relocation within the same timeframe. Key initiatives of their MMS include: 

 

– Mitigating unstable energy supply stemming from antiquated grid infrastructure and surging electricity demands. 

– Cost effective solution helps customers lock in their power prices for the next 20 years and provides energy security 

– Scalable solutions for farms of diverse sizes, facilitating the shift towards a cleaner, more dependable energy landscape. 

– Streamlining energy production and consumption to minimize wastage and greenhouse gas emissions. 

 

For further details on PHNXX and their pilot program, visit them at their stand during Farm World or go to their website at https://phnxx.io.  

SustainX

SustainX is a SaaS platform designed to help financial institutions lower the cost of deploying sustainability-linked loans for the SME segment in ASEAN markets. The solution aims to address challenges for both FIs and SMEs by acting as the largest behind-the-scenes facilitator of Medium Enterprise decarbonisation projects.

EnShare

EnShare works with REITs and multiple building owners in Australia to optimize rooftop solar and storage installation, as well as aggregate capacity for participation in Australian energy market. Building owners are able to meet ESG targets and receive revenue share

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EVDots

EVDots was a startup originally under ENGIE Factory that has now become part of a ComfortDelgro Engie JV that is dedicated to the roll out of EV charging infrastructure and supporting the transition to sustainable transportation. The goal is to provide the entire ecosystem, from renewable energy production to EV charging systems to electric vehicles on the road. ​​

ORkA

ORkA is an advanced digital system that easily allows customers to input their energy information – about their buildings, factories, and businesses – and get a clear and professional improvements report instantly. Then, depending on the ROI of each action plan the customer makes an informed decision to choose the best for them, ORkA also offers financing and deployment of the solution.

PHNXX

PHNXX is a modular microgrid solution that provides customers with reliable, sustainable and cost-effective power on demand to suit their unique energy consumption profiles. PHNXX solution offers multiple sources of renewable energy generation coupled with battery storage and managed by an integrated Smart Energy Management System to meet customer energy demands without relying on the grid. 

Entarctic

Entarctic maximizes energy efficiency in cold warehouses by reducing the electricity bills of cold storage facilities by up to 30% while ensuring safe temperatures. Its solution is quick-to-install and instantly makes customers’ cold room more energy efficient and sustainable. It is installed with no disruptions to operations and delivered on a pay-as-you-save or buy-and-own model.

Solar AI Technologies

Solar AI Technologies is a digital-first solar company in Singapore and is one of the first in the region to provide zero upfront cost, rooftop solar-as-a-service for smaller commercial and residential property owners. Customers now have a way to get instant solar savings without putting any money down, and in a risk-free approach.

Carbon Compass

Carbon Compass is decarbonising the mining sector by aggregating energy-related data from mid-tier mine sites to accelerate their deployment of renewables. Carbon Compass’s digital solution creates different simulations of renewable energy assets to help miners optimise their energy stack with different configurations of renewables.

TablePointer

TablePointer is an energy management-as-a-service for food and beverage outlets. Decentralized facilities like food and beverage outlets in Asia use 4X more energy per sqm versus office buildings and profit margins are hit by over 15% from energy wastages. TablePointer’s intelligent energy and asset manager helps decentralized facilities optimize energy efficiency, monitor assets and upgrade profitability.

BillionBricks

BillionBricks is developing solar housing communities by combining effective technologies for solar houses with renewable energy models. BillionBricks’ innovative design makes it possible to build net-zero homes to foster homebuyer inclusiveness and reduce the carbon emission of the built industry. Projects are being deployed now in the Philippines to create net zero communities.