Meet DRASOL’s well loved warehouse cat – AJ. Often found sleeping on her dedicated office chair or sunning herself on the bonnet of a vehicle. AJ will wonder the warehouse popping into offices for a”meow” and a stroke of the neck.
What looked like the perfect job, turned out to be just that! With day one site inductions and pre-start meetings complete, the DRASOL construction crew of nine got off to a flying start by laying out a large portion of the field and installing five of the single-axis trackers by days end. Fast-forward nineteen days […]
DRASOL has acquired a new JCB Telehandler and Polaris All Terrain Vehicle to help in the successful completion of the Deakin University’s Solar Farm. Increasing their fleet of material handling equipment to 11.
After a long drive, which took all of two days to travel to the remote Nova Nickel-Copper Mine, located near Fraser Range in Western Australia, followed by the mandatory site inductions and establishment processes, work commenced on this 6Mw Solar Farm. DRASOL’s initially small crew of eight got off to a good start with 50% […]
DRASOL’s latest project is the mechanical install of Canadian Solar’s 5.5Mw Mannum Solar Farm for Sydney based EPC, MPower Solutions. Having previously worked with MPower Solutions as the EPC at Port Pirie, we are looking forward to the challenge of this project. To date we have completed Three Golden Rows for inspection and have laid out most […]
After a very short timeframe for pre-mobilisation activities, the DRASOL team arrived on site at Sunraysia Solar Farm ready for another NEXTracker system to be installed for DECMIL. Sunraysia Solar Farm is a utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) farm near Balranald in southern New South Wales. With the support of a well-organised site client management team, […]
In May 2019, DRASOL took up the challenge of a new product installing the Arctech Skyline, for Western Australian company Balance Utility Solutions. The project was a 5Mw Solar Farm with 15,729 panels at Murry Bridge South Australia, 70 kms east of DRASOL’s home base, Adelaide. Learning a new system has its challenges but with the […]
Recently DRASOL have teamed up with Luke Cousins and his team at Pilecom to carry out pile testing at 5 locations around our home State of South Australia. Both Companies are excited by the prospects of future work and working together.
On our larger projects, rotation of work groups reduces fatigue and the negative effects of extended repetitive work. As part of our fatigue management, the DRASOL team went out fishing in Port Pirie. We believe it is important to invest in our people every opportunity we get…
Working with local South Australian company Australian Ground Mount Systems (AGMS) DRASOL completed the Port Pirie Solar Farm owned by the Renew Power Group. The project was made up of 206 single axis trackers supplied by NEXTracker and 18,480 Jinko PV Panels. As with any job of this size and nature, there are challenges, but […]