Solar PV R&DProject Allume Rooftop Solar Salvation Army Pilot Demonstration
This report presents the challenges in implementing the Allume Solar Rooftop Project that resulted in mutual termination of the project.
The Allume Rooftop Solar Salvation Army Pilot Demonstration Project was launched at the end of 2019 after over a year of concept development and stakeholder consultation.
This project envisioned an innovative and scalable business model of providing back-to-back Power Purchase Agreements with not-for-profit organisations with a property portfolio comprising of multitenant buildings. The ambition was to use the roof space of not-for-profit organisations’ properties to generate income through selling solar electricity to tenants in those same buildings. This would be achieved in a way that had no impact on the balance sheet of the non-profit, with a financier taking on the capital expenditure for the solar installation. The project was terminated early due to an inability to scale