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  • Volt Power (VPR) has confirmed its subsidiary, EcoQuip, has secured an agreement with oil and gas giant Chevron Australia
  • EcoQuip will trial its Mobile Solar Light Tower at the Gorgon LNG project
  • This zero-emissions solution is aimed at replacing traditional diesel-fuelled alternatives
  • Volt Power remains flat and shares are trading at 0.1 cents each

Volt Power (VPR) has confirmed its subsidiary, EcoQuip Australia, has secured an agreement with Chevron Australia to trial its Mobile Solar Light Tower (MSLT Trial).

The MSLT Trial has commenced with four new MSLT units having recently arrived at Barrow Island, Western Australia.

This next-generation Mobile Solar Light Tower will be trialled at the Gorgon Natural Gas Facility which is one of the world’s largest LNG projects.

“The EcoQuip business has spent the last 2 years developing what we regard as a ‘next generation’ mobile solar lithium battery-powered light tower capable of displacing traditional diesel-fuelled alternatives in most application,” CEO and Managing Director Adam Boyd said.

Currently, Chevron owns and operates about 100 diesel-fuelled light towers at the Gorgon LNG Project.

This eco-friendly light tower is expected to have the capability to satisfy the Environmental, Social, and Governance policy and cost reduction demands of future resource and construction projects.

Some of its advantages include zero scope 1 CO2 emissions, zero exhaust and noise, no operating costs, a robust U.S. military specification build quality, Wi-Fi and 4G communication system integration capability, fault error warning systems and unique communication abilities.

“We are continuing the develop the EcoQuip MSLT to ensure that its capability and cost delivers significant competitive advantage,” Adam said.

The current trial at Chevron’s Gorgon facility is determining whether EcoQuip’s MSLT will satisfy the oil giant’s strict environmental and technical performance requirements.

The trial is expected to last three months and the outcome will be reported on soon after.

Volt Power remains flat and shares are trading at 0.1 cents each at market close.

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