A part of Energy Queensland, Yurika is a team of market
leading experts in distributed energy, electrical infrastructure, metering and telecommunications solutions. Yurika works with its customers to deliver innovative, fit for purpose solutions that meet their individual needs and help save money.
Yurika’s innovative Smart Connected Solar project was developed to deliver an estimated energy saving of over 20 GWh each year to its client, QIC Global Real Estate (QICGRE).
Yurika worked with QICGRE to develop a behind-the-meter large scale and multi-site solar solution utilising an innovative financial model. This advances the management of large solar installations and positions the client as a national renewable energy powerhouse.
Three massive solar systems (9MW), including the largest rooftop solar system in the southern hemisphere (13340 panels installed at Robina in early 2021) have been successfully deployed at some of Australia’s largest and highest-profile retail precincts - Robina Town Centre, Gold Coast; Grand Central, Toowoomba and Watergardens, Melbourne.
Scope of Work
YZ Consulting was engaged by Yurika to undertake assessment services on the solar systems, ensuring the installation meets the approved design. As part of our role, we certified practical completion on the three major projects against pre-defined quality criteria.
Getting to a high-quality outcome for all parties involved was at the core of our activities – with a particular focus on big-ticket items with real-world, long-term impact on performance and safety. Our work involved reviewing “As-Built” documentation, conducting multiple site visits to inspect roof tops, switch rooms and inverter stations and communicating our findings in punch lists and reports.
The work was delivered in partnership with Florian Hess at Indigo Solar Consulting.
All three projects were successfully signed off, working closely with Yurika and its contractors. The end client QICGRE now gets the benefits of three fully functional and high-performing solar PV systems, offsetting loads at the following shopping centres: Watergardens Town Centre, VIC (2.45 MWp), Toowoomba Grand Central, QLD (0.98 MWp) and Robina Town Centre, QLD (5.5 MWp).
"Yannick is an experienced solar professional with many years of experience in the evaluation and design of complex solar PV systems. Yannick has a relaxed, considerate and easy-going personality, that made him great to work with. Yannick was able to complete and deliver his milestones on time and to a very high standard. I have no hesitations in recommending Yannick perform this type of work."
Dean Condon BEng CPEng RPEQ CEC
Manager Engineering Product Development