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New PumpScanner Major Release

28th November 2017
A new version of the PumpScanner App has now been released It is now 5 years since LORENTZ introduced CONNECTED products, this market leading innovation has ensured that we have kept ahead of the competition, improved productivity of our partners and improved transparency for end customers. A new version of our PumpScanner App is now released that... View Article

Solar savings add up for date farmers

15th November 2017
The Tamara Date Cooperative located in Australia’s Red Centre just south of Alice Springs, has made the switch to solar pumping, limiting their use of diesel, their carbon footprint and increasing the pace of growth for their orchard. Ben Speirs, member of the Tamara Date Cooperative which runs the farm, says the 18 kilowatt solar... View Article

REAQUA joins The Farm Table to connect with Australian agriculture online

01st November 2017
Farming in rural and regional Australia can be an isolating experience. But a new cross-industry information portal, being referred to as the “online farmer’s sidekick”, is set to change all of that. The Farm Table is an online solution for the Australian agricultural industry, allowing farmers, producers, students and the agri-service sector to find the... View Article

New players in solar irrigation space at Gunnedah

06th September 2017
The opportunity to carve a career in your home town doesn’t come everyday. But for the Lee brothers of Gunnedah, the chance to take on a long-established pumps business was too good to pass up. Ben Lee and his brothers, Tim and Jock, bought Lambert and Torrens, a traditional pump retailing and servicing outfit, about... View Article

REAQUA shifts focus north

11th August 2017
Australia’s leading distributor of solar water pumping technology, REAQUA, has turned its focus to the livestock sector in QLD and the NT to satisfy demands of producers who are rapidly turning to solar pumps as part of their water development projects. Managing Director Ben Lee said REAQUA has worked closely with LORENTZ, their German manufacturer,... View Article

News from Beijing – new factory for LORENTZ

29th November 2016
REAQUA is excited to share the news that LORENTZ is currently constructing a new custom-built factory in Beijing, which will allow for further growth in production volumes and ensure the best products are delivered to the market at affordable prices. The factory will be fully operational in the second quarter of 2017, and follows LORENTZ’s... View Article

The hybrid pumping system

29th November 2016
LORENTZ has launched a major revision to the PSk2 product line; this all-new version retains all of the benefits and reliability of the PSk2 – but adds exciting new features and functions. The new SmartSolution – achieved with PSk2, SmartPSUk2 and SmartStart – delivers a hybrid pumping system that automatically blends external power sources on... View Article

NEXT GENERATION SOLAR WATER PUMPING SYSTEM LANDS

06th October 2016
REAQUA is excited to announce that in mid-September 2016 LORENTZ released the next generation in solar water pumping systems. The PS2, which replaces the current PS system, features all the inputs and outputs required for an integrated self-managing system for small to medium sized applications. Whether your need is to reduce operational costs, improve water... View Article

Platinum Partner Conference in South Australia

14th September 2016
REAQUA’s most valued partners attended its annual Platinum Partner Conference in late August taking part in a three-day training conference to provide education on the variety of products and services offered by REAQUA. More than 20 partners joined the conference from 29-31 August that was held at various locations in South Australia, beginning in Adelaide’s... View Article

REAQUA FLOODED WITH ENQUIRY AT COTTON CONFERENCE

11th August 2016
Fourth generation farmer and cotton grower, Andrew Gill’s presentation on solar powered pumping and energy storage, opened up a floodway of enquiry at the REAQUA booth during last week’s Australian Cotton Conference. After installing a 400 panel, 100Kw system on his property in late 2015, Andrew’s thorough research into solar powered pumping has made him... View Article

Field days drive sales

17th July 2016
REAQUA’s presence at the Norco Primex field days in Casino, New South Wales – one of Australia’s preeminent beef producing areas – has resulted in the generation of sales of solar pumping systems. Queensland Business Development Manager, Glen Miller, attended the field days from June 23-25, and was on site with Gavin Waring from REAQUA’s... View Article

Interest grows around solar powered pumping in the Kimberley

11th July 2016
A field day excursion to Petro Farm Eneabba, located about 280 kilometres north of Perth, generated interest to further investigate how solar powered pumping can be introduced to the Kimberley region on a larger scale. The excursion, hosted by REAQUA and Northwest Hydro Solutions, saw customers and businesses of Northwest Hydro Solutions travel to Petro... View Article

FarmFest – a worthwhile venture

24th June 2016
When REAQUA’s Queensland Business Development Manager, Glenn Miller, arrived at FarmFest at Kingsthorpe in Toowoomba, in early June, he was uncertain of how receptive the crowd would be towards solar pumping. However, after three full days at the event the high level of interest in solar pumping astounded him. “The interest shown in solar pumping... View Article

Government loan available for solar pumping

21st June 2016
New South Wales farmers have the opportunity to apply for State Government funding to carry out permanent capital works, which include the installation of solar power conversions. The Farm Innovation Fund is an incentive-based initiative to promote New South Wales farmers to identify and address risks to their farming enterprises, ensure long term productivity, sustainable... View Article

REAQUA partnership delivers solar success story

06th June 2016
Solar Pumping Solutions | Highlight from MMG Photo+Cinema on Vimeo. A recent example of REAQUA’s work with local partners to deliver cost effective solar pumping solutions right across Australia. For the extended version of this video, click here to view. For more information on the project, see the case study below: https://reaqua.com.au/case-studies/large-scale-solar-pumping-system/  

2016 Lucindale Field Days

30th March 2016
REAQUA SA/NT Business Development Manager, Kevin Hopkins, attended the 38th annual South East Field Days held at Yakka Park, Lucindale, with LORENTZ Sales Partner, Solar Bore Pumps.  The interest in solar pumping was high with a large number of system designs and proposals being put forward to local irrigators over the two days. For any enquiries in the south... View Article

Narromine Solar Pumping Field Day

22nd March 2016
Andrew Gills recently hosted over 100 attendees the Narromine Solar Pumping Field Day. The day was a great success with many farmers, pump shop owners and government representatives in attendance. Andrew spoke of the importance of knowing the break down of costs so farmers can compare apples with apples when it comes to installing solar pumping systems. REAQUA... View Article

Going solar is a sweet saving

17th February 2016
A great example of how moving to solar energy is an investment in business…. A Queensland sugar cane growing family has decided to install enough solar energy to quit the grid entirely, in a bid to beat soaring electricity prices. The Bundaberg family says it will build a ground-mounted solar power system that will take... View Article

Pumping solutions for Roy Hill

15th December 2015
REAQUA was proud to contribute to one of the world’s biggest projects – the $10 billion Roy Hill iron ore mine in Western Australia. REAQUA worked alongside Samsung C&T to deliver five solar-powered portable pumping systems to transfer leachate from sumps to evaporation ponds. After 18 months of looking for a suitable solution, Samsung C&T was extremely... View Article

Narromine solar farm installation

09th December 2015
REAQUA Premier Sales and Service Partner, Solar Pumping Solutions (SPS), has installed a 100kw solar pumping system on a cotton farm in Narromine. REAQUA supplied the submersible pump, solar drive and control system for this ground breaking project. Read the full story here. Read our Case Study. Read the CottonInfo Case Study. Read more about Andrew... View Article

Moove Water

26th November 2015
REAQUA has given one of its Premier Sales and Service Partners, Queensland Windmill and Solar (QWS), the opportunity to advertise using billboards for the first time. QWS appreciates REAQUA’s involvement in the project, which has given them the impetus to increase sales and explore a different marketing strategy, and feels confident that the billboard is a... View Article

LORENTZ PS40k – Agricultural Irrigation Project

21st October 2015
Turkish farmers in the Akcakale region were in a difficult situation as they were unable to draw water from drilled wells due to a lack of electricity. Because of this, 150,000 hectares of crops including corn, cotton and wheat failed last year. Watch how these farmers implemented a solar energy solution using the 30kW LORENTZ PS40k2... View Article

Solar-powered irrigation gives farmers a quick return on investment

31st August 2015
A LARGE scale farming irrigation system using renewable energy is providing significant fuel savings over traditional diesel or grid-powered pumps. Fabrication and engineering company REAQUA, based in South Australia, recently installed over 400 solar panels, pump controllers, and new submersible pumps on a cattle farm in Western Australia to pump water from a bore through... View Article

Narrabri Cotton Show

19th August 2015
The 2015 Australian Cotton Trade Show was held at the Crossing Theatre Grounds, Narrabri on 5-6 August. It was combined with the Cotton Australia AGM, the Cotton Collective Industry Forums, the Cotton Industry Awards and also showcased the Australian Cotton Fibre Expo. The trade show hosted the biggest gathering of growers and suppliers in the cotton... View Article

Technical Bulletin – Jump Settings

18th August 2015
One of the most common questions we receive from our partners relates to the jump settings in the LORENTZ controller. This technical bulletin covers the basics but please don’t hesitate to call us on 1300-552-040 should you have any questions. Jumper 1 PS150-PS1800: If the POWER IN of the PS controller is connected to a... View Article

New Product Release: PS40k2 Range

30th July 2015
REAQUA is proud to introduce the LORENTZ PS40k2 systems as the next generation of solar water pumps, designed to deliver the highest volume of water across a wide range of lifts. Available in both submersible and surface configurations, PS40k2 pumps perform equally well in irrigation projects and for wide area of drinking water applications where... View Article

Birthday surprise at FarmFest

28th July 2015
REAQUA’s Business Development Manager, Bernard Proberts, recently spent his birthday with his son Nathan and special guest Lee Kernaghan at FarmFest, held 2-4 June in Toowoomba. Bernard was on the Dalby Rural Site where he said the weather was great and the enquiry level was high.

Yorke Peninsula Field Days

28th July 2015
REAQUA will be showing LORENTZ products at the Yorke Peninsula Field Days in Paskeville, South Australia from 29 September – 1 October. The 2015 event will highlight the newest technology and latest trends in farming across a wide and diverse range of products. Visit the REAQUA stand on Bawden Road and see many LORENTZ systems... View Article

REAQUA at the NZ National Fieldays

28th July 2015
REAQUA recently showcased LORENTZ products at the New Zealand National Fieldays in Hamilton, New Zealand, held 10-13 June. The 113 hectare site at Mystery Creek, Hamilton is arguably known worldwide as the home of New Zealand agriculture, grown through the efforts of the New Zealand National Fieldays Society’s members, staff, volunteers and loyal supporters.

REAQUA TRAINING SESSIONS

29th June 2015
REAQUA would like to invite you to our LORENTZ training sessions held in July and August. We have four locations to choose from – Port Macquarie, Melbourne, Canberra, and Hobart. The course has a cost of $250+GST, which covers all course material, morning and afternoon tea, lunch and an Android tablet. The course will only run... View Article

LORENTZ Live Event

29th June 2015
REAQUA Managing Director, Andrew Cromarty and NSW Business Development Manager, Bernard Proberts were recently invited to the LORENTZ Live event held in Hamburg, Germany, introducing the idea of Learn, Share, Grow. The event, held 8 June to 9 June, was designed for participants to learn from LORENTZ and other LORENTZ partners, to share ideas of how we... View Article

Go green, keep your pool clean

29th June 2015
Every swimming pool owner knows that maintaining a clean, sparkling pool comes at a price. In fact, the traditional method of cleaning swimming pools – using an AC circulation and filtration pump – is typically the second largest consumer of household electricity. Depending on the size of the pool, AC filtration pumps can cost owners... View Article

Energy Costs in the Cotton Industry

29th June 2015
The National Centre for Engineering in Agriculture at the University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba has released a report into “Improving Energy Efficiency on Australian Irrigated Cotton Farms” by benchmarking the direct energy consumption in Australian irrigated cotton production. The report looks at all on-farm energy consumption but in regards to pumping, raises some interesting observations.... View Article

THE BEST JUST GOT BETTER

23rd April 2015
We are pleased to announce the release of a major update of COMPASS, the solar pump planning software application. COMPASS 3.1 is the biggest update we have done for over a year and has some great new features including: New home screen for easy access to sizing or product information New sizing tab specific for... View Article
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