Australian Churches with Solar Panels

Many Australian churches are embracing renewable energy in the form of solar both to care for God’s creation and to save money!

The following list is an attempt to collate some of our knowledge of which churches have taken action in this area.

If your church has solar panels and isn’t on this list, please don’t be offended, just help us to make the list better by emailing us (our full name) @ gmail.com

Solar Panel Crosses:

  • All Saints Catholic Church Greenwood, WA
  • Caloundra Uniting Church, QLD
  • Infant Jesus Catholic Parish – Morley WA
  • O’Connor Uniting Church, ACT
  • Tecoma Uniting Church, VIC – “Powered by the Son/Sun”

Solar Panels:

NSW

Ravenswood, Pymble Ladies College, MLC, Newington College and Knox Grammar (Uniting Church Schools in NSW)

Uniting NSW/ACT: 2.152MW across multiple Aged Care sites in 2016

ACT

VIC

  • Ascot Vale Uniting Church, VIC (35 panels)
  • Barwon Heads Anglican Church and Op Shop, VIC
  • Barwon Heads Uniting Church, VIC
  • Bentleigh Uniting Church, VIC
  • Brunswick Uniting Church, VIC*
  • Castlemaine Assembly Of God, VIC (20.8kW)
  • Castlemaine Church of Christ, VIC (11kW)
  • Castlemaine Uniting Church, VIC
  • Encourage Church, VIC (20.8kW)
  • Anglican Parish of Gisborne, VIC (20.8kW)
  • Gisborne Church of Christ, VIC (7kW)
  • Gisborne Uniting Church, VIC (20.8kW)
  • Glen Waverley Uniting Church, VIC (30kW)
  • Harcourt Uniting Church, VIC (10kW)
  • Heatherton-Dingley Uniting Church, VIC
  • House of the Rock Church, VIC (20.8kW)
  • Kyneton Baptist Church, VIC (5kW)
  • Kyneton Uniting Church, VIC (10.5kW)
  • The Korean Church of Melbourne, VIC (4.8 kWh (48 panels))
  • North Central Living Waters Cluster (Uniting), VIC
  • Pathway Baptist Church, VIC (20kW)
  • Queenscliff-Point Lonsdale Uniting Church, VIC ?
  • St Andrew’s Euroa Uniting Church, VIC
  • St Andrew’s Gardiner Uniting Church, VIC (4.995 kWh (27 panels))
  • Sunbury Baptist Church, VIC (19.76kW)
  • Toorak Uniting Church, VIC
  • The Salvation Army Sunbury Corps, VIC (9.4kW)
  • The Anglican Parish of Woodend, VIC (11.18kW)
  • Wynnum Baptist Church, VIC (24.96kW)

WA

  • All Saints Floreat Uniting Church, WA
  • Faith Community Church Willetton, WA
  • Mandurah Anglican Church, WA
  • Pinjarra Uniting Church, WA*
  • St. Anselm of Canterbury Anglican Parish Kingsley-North Woodvale WA*
  • Star Street Uniting Church, WA*
  • St. Cuthbert’s Anglican Parish Darlington, WA
  • St. Dennis Catholic Parish Joondanna, WA*
  • St. John’s Anglican Church Greenwood, WA
  • St. Luke’s Anglican Church Maylands, WA*
  • Subiaco Church, WA (27kW)
  • Swanview Uniting Church, WA*
  • The Billabong Uniting Church, WA
  • Uniting Church in the City, Wesley Church WA* (the largest solar panel installation in the Perth CBD)
  • Wembley Downs Church of Christ, WA*

QLD

NT

  • Nightcliff Uniting Church, NT*

TAS

  • Launceston North Uniting Church, TAS

SA

  • Adelaide West Uniting Church, SA (30kW (120 panels))
  • Athelstone Uniting Church, SA (8kW)
  • Blackwood Uniting Church, SA (7.5kW (30 panels))
  • Clare/Dernancourt Uniting Church, SA
  • Coro Uniting Church, SA (raising funds to install)
  • Marion-Warradale Uniting Church, SA (in process)
  • Playford Uniting Church, SA (15kW)
  • Rosefield Uniting Church, SA
  • St Andrew’s Uniting Church, Strathalbyn, SA
  • St Peter’s Anglican Cathedral, SA (51.75kW)

Solar Hot Water Systems:

  • Charlestown Anglican Parish, NSW*
  • Church For You, SA
  • Swan View Uniting Church, WA*
  • Maroubra Junction Uniting Church, NSW* (now Hope Uniting Church)

* = churches who currently hold Five Leaf Eco-Awards

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