Our history. MSLT genesis.

EcoQuip was established in 2013 by its Founder, Dave Sharp. After several years in the solar installation and battery systems development sectors, Dave identified a global scale transition from diesel powered mobile lighting solutions to solar / battery powered alternatives was building momentum; and a “step change” mobile solar / Li-Ion (LFP) battery powered lighting and communications tower solution was essential to deliver the reliability and safety performance required for critical infrastructure and autonomous mining equipment support systems.

In 2018, after several years of innovation and development, EcoQuip completed the design and initial manufacture of its fourth generation Mobile Solar Lighting / Communications Tower (MSLT / MSCT Gen 4); and selected an advanced LFP battery and related battery management solution that could deliver the safety and reliability requirements for our primary market focus on mining and construction’s critical infrastructure sector.

Our present. Partner capability approach.

To achieve EcoQuip’s equipment high quality standards and reliability objectives, the business completed an extensive global partner identification and evaluation process.

The MSLT and MSCT Gen 4 are the most recent outcomes from EcoQuip’s approach to continual innovation. Our Gen 4 solution combines EcoQuip’s solar power system design and installation experience with the world class equipment design durability and functionality experience of a US military equipment and electronics design manufacturer; and a combined LFP battery and battery management system solution that we believe is ideally suited to deliver the durability, safety and reliability requirements for critical infrastructure support systems in the resources and construction sectors.

Our future. Investing for growth.

EcoQuip was 100% owned by its founder Dave Sharp until 2017. In early 2018, Volt Power Group Limited (ASX:VPR) became a 50% shareholder of EcoQuip and provided the funding to directly support a new growth strategy to roll-out EcoQuip’s innovative mobile solar power and battery system solutions to the resources and construction related markets globally.

The MSLT and MSCT Gen 4 are the most recent outcomes from EcoQuip’s approach to continual innovation.

Driven by experience and expertise.
Our people.

  • Dave Sharp

    Dave Sharp

    Executive Director

    Founder of EcoQuip who owns a 50% interest in the company. In 2013, Dave began developing mobile solar lighting towers in response to a market gap for reliable mobile solar lighting and communications towers that provide a more reliable, cost effective and ecofriendly alternative to the diesel-powered equipment incumbent in the market.

  • Adam Boyd

    Adam Boyd

    Executive Chairman

    Adam is the CEO and Managing Director of ASX-listed Volt Power Group Limited.

    Adam most recently served as CEO and Managing Director of Pacific Energy Limited (ASX:PEA) from June 2006 to March 2015. During his tenure at Pacific Energy Limited, Adam led the Company to becoming a preeminent remote mine site contract power business in Australia.

    Prior to joining Pacific Energy Limited, Adam was a senior executive with Global Renewables Group when it was jointly owned by GRD Limited and Hastings Funds Management Limited. During his tenure, Adam was principally involved in the successful commercialisation of Global Renewables alternative waste treatment and renewable energy process technology in Australia and the United Kingdom.

  • Luke Finlay

    Luke Finlay

    Workshop Manager

    Luke has been working closely with Dave for approximately 10 years and joined EcoQuip in 2015. Luke’s primary responsibility is to manage all aspects of fleet operations, including manufacturing, assembly, technical analysis and R & D plus ensures the operating fleet is maintained in good order and ready for rental and if any commissioning, training or on-site servicing required Luke will attend.

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