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

  • Adamstown Uniting Church, NSW*
  • Bulli Uniting Church, NSW (5kW (20 panels))
  • Campbelltown Uniting Church, NSW
  • Charlestown Anglican Parish, NSW*
  • Charlestown Uniting Church, NSW
  • Eastwood Uniting Church, NSW
  • Engadine Uniting Church, NSW
  • Figtree Anglican Church, NSW
  • Gordon Uniting Church, NSW
  • Gungahlin Uniting Church, NSW
  • Hillsong, NSW
  • Hoskins Memorial Uniting Church at Lithgow, NSW
  • Kippax Uniting Church, NSW
  • Morisset Uniting Church, NSW
  • Northbridge-Castlecrag Uniting Church, NSW
  • Northmead Uniting Church, NSW
  • Oatley Uniting Church, NSW
  • Petersham AOG, NSW
  • Roseville Uniting Church, NSW
  • South Sydney Uniting Church, NSW
  • Springwood Uniting Church, NSW*
  • St. George’s Uniting Church, Eden NSW*
  • St. Ives Uniting Church, NSW
  • St. Joseph’s Catholic Parish, Enfield NSW
  • St. Luke’s Uniting Church, Belmont NSW
  • St. Matt’s Manly, NSW
  • Tamworth City Uniting Church, NSW
  • Tamworth Southside Uniting Church, NSW
  • Tathra Uniting Church, NSW
  • Star of the Sea Church Tathra, NSW
  • Terrigal Uniting Church, NSW
  • Wauchope Uniting Church NSW
  • Willoughby Uniting Church, NSW (15.6kW)
  • Woolgoolga Uniting Church, 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

  • Canberra Baptist Church, ACT*
  • Canberra City Uniting Church, ACT*
  • Wesley Uniting Church, Canberra, ACT (30kW (162 panels))

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)
  • 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
  • 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

  • Pinjarra Uniting Church, WA*
  • St Anselm of Canterbury Anglican Parish Kingsley-North Woodvale WA*
  • Star Street Uniting Church, WA*
  • St. Dennis Catholic Parish Joondanna, WA*
  • St. Luke’s Anglican Church Maylands, WA*
  • 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

  • Bulimba Uniting Church, QLD
  • Chapel Hill Uniting Church, QLD
  • Indooroopilly Uniting Church, QLD
  • Living Faith Uniting Church, QLD
  • Longreach Uniting Church, QLD
  • Redcliffe Uniting Church, QLD (12 kW)

NT

  • Nightcliff Uniting Church, NT*

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
  • CoroUniting Church, SA (raising funds to install)
  • Playford Uniting Church, SA (15kW)
  • Rosefield Uniting Church, SA
  • St Andrew’s Uniting Church, Strathalbyn, SA

 

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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