Solar 4 RVs has been acknowledged through a number of national and state awards. We are proud to be recognised by industry and government as a reputable company that is customer focussed, innovative and focussed on quality.


Solar 4 RVs wins two MyBusiness Awards

The winners were announced at a black tie dinner at The Star Event Centre Harbourside in Sydney on Friday 15 November 2019. 

Solar 4 RVs Winner 2019 'Energy Business of the Year' MyBusiness Awards
Australian 'Energy Business of the Year'lightweight solar specialist wins 2019 Australian Energy Business of the Year

This award recognises the energy business that has effectively capitalised on market opportunities and driven business growth.  Rapidly evolving technology in lightweight solar has required consistent research and investment in leading edge products to stay at the forefront of products that offer quality and value for money to customers.  Specialising in lightweight solar has meant a wealth of intelligence has been acquired through testing and field trials resulting in being recognised as the leaders in the field.


Trish Chapallaz 2019 Australian Businesswoman of the Year - MyBusiness Awards
Australian 'Businesswoman of the Year'Trish Chapallaz receives 2019 Australian Businesswoman of the Year Award

Founder/Co-Owner and Director Trish Chapallaz was honoured to receive this prestigious award.  With ten deserving finalists representing many business sectors across Australia Trish was delighted to be recognised for her achievements.  This award recognises women in business breaking down gender barriers within their respective industry and demonstrating a commitment to gender diversity, while still delivering outstanding growth and development for the business.  


Trish Chapallaz is Finalist in 2019 Women in Industry Awards

Co-owner Trish Chapallaz has been recognised as a finalist in the 2019 Women in Industry Awards in the category 'Mentor of the Year'.   

Trish Chapallaz Finalist in 2019 Women in Industry AwardsThe awards acknowledge women who have achieved success through their leadership, innovation and commitment to their sector and drive change by breaking down barriers and creating new possibilities for the next generation.  Trish has been involved in many formal and informal mentoring initiatives for women as part of her commitment to supporting women in industry.

Trish committed significant time to a mentoring program for female secondary school students to develop their professional and interpersonal skills, expanded their horizons, improved their knowledge and assisted them to consider their future career journey.   She also facilitated the training program for business women to prepare them in their mentoring role and participated as a mentor to the students.  Trish formally participates as a mentor in the Australian Women in Resources Alliance (AWRA) e-Mentoring Program and is also listed in the Clean Energy Council’s “Women in Renewable’s Speakers Guide”


Solar 4 RVs wins 2018 Australian Business Award for Eco Innovation

Winner 2018 Australian Business Award for ECO innovation 2018Solar 4 RVs wins 2018 Australian Business Award for its lightweight solarSolar 4 RVs has been recognised as an ABA100 Winner for ECO Innovation in The Australian Business Awards 2018.   

The Australian Business Awards are part of an international awards program recognising organisations that are world industry leaders demonstrating business excellence, product excellence, sustainability and commercial success in their respective industries.

Conducted annually, using a rigorous framework of assessment and benchmarking, the Awards honour innovative business processes, product development, enterprise, sustainability and overall business success.

Eco Innovation

The Eco Innovation category recognises environmentally conscious products and services that provide innovative solutions for new and existing market needs.  Solar 4 RVs is honoured to receive this prestigious award and to be recognised for its sector leadership in the provision of lightweight, thin solar panels for off-grid mobile applications and providing a unique suite of coordinated services and products with the latest technology to RV and boat manufacturers, industry and the public.  

Solar 4 RVs will now be benchmarked in the international chapter of the program  - the 2018 World Business Awards.


Solar 4 RVs wins place in the top 50 on Anthill's 2018 Australian SMART100

Solar 4 RVs has scored a spot on the 2018 SMART100 list

Phil and Trish Chapallaz at Smart100 event

Solar 4 RVs has been ranked as one of the top 50 innovative companies in Australia.  The spot on the SMART 100 was awarded for the 'specialist service model for off-grid mobile solar' 

Anthill’s SMART100 are chosen for the unique nature of the innovations and for their ability to achieve consumer adoption and commercial success.

In order to rank the Top 100, ‘maven’ judges (experts in a particular field) are engaged to evaluate and rank companies and their innovations across eight criteria.  



Solar 4 RVs wins 2018 APAC Australian Excellence Award

winner 2018 Excellence Award for Leading Lightweight Solar providerSolar 4 RVs are recipients of the APAC Insider’s 2018 APAC Excellence Award for ‘Leading Lightweight Solar Power Solutions Provider’.

The APAC Insider Awards highlight companies with a commitment, enthusiasm, expertise and willingness to do things differently, are rewriting their industry's rule book while achieving incredible results, both for their clients and themselves.

It was a surprise announcement by the judging panel as we did not know we had been nominated.






Solar 4 RVs is a 2018 Australian Small Business Champions Awards Finalist

caravan and marine solar specialist finalist in Oscars of Small BusinessSolar 4 RVs recognised for its lightweight solar products and serviceSolar 4 RVs has been selected from over 2000 nominations across Australia as a finalist in two categories of the prestigious Australian Small Business Champion awards considered the 'Oscars of Small Business'.

Founders and Owners Phil and Trish Chapallaz travelled to Sydney for the awards ceremony held at The Star Event Centre. 

The The two categories are 'Specialist Small Business' and 'Business Growth'. 

The Awards recognise the hard work and dedication required to produce the levels of business success Solar 4 RVs recognised for its lightweight solar products and serviceneeded to thrive.

Specialising in lightweight solar meant Solar 4 RVs stood out as a unique business that focussed on uality products and conducted significant research and testing.



Solar 4 RVs wins 2017 Australian Retail Business of the Year Award

Solar 4 RVs- caravan and marine solar specialist wins national Award2017 Optus MyBusiness Award winner - Retail Business of the YearSolar 4 RVs was announced as the winner of the prestigious Optus My Business Award in the category Australian ‘Retail Business of the Year’ on Friday 10 November.  

The Optus My Business Awards, which covers 28 categories, is the longest-standing business awards program in Australia.

Founders and Owners Phil and Trish Chapallaz travelled to Sydney for the awards ceremony held at The Westin Grand Ballroom.  The judges selected Solar 4 RVs from 7 Finalists as an industry leader that demonstrates innovation and exemplifies best practice and excellence in customer service. 

The My Business Awards team contacted Solar 4 RVs back in in August to advise they had been nominated and they were subsequently shortlisted as a finalist.


Trish Chapallaz is Finalist in 2016 'Women in Industry Awards'

Women in Industry Awards finalist

Co-owner/Founder Trish has been announced as a Finalist in the ‘Business Development Manager of the Year’ category which recognises the achievements of women working in any Australian industrial sector.

A diverse range of very successful women across the engineering, mining, manufacturing and commercial road transport industries were nominated.

"The awards acknowledge exceptional women who have achieved success through their invaluable leadership, innovation and commitment to their sector.  They recognise women who are driving change, and in doing so, are breaking down barriers and creating new possibilities for the next generation.  These women are inspiring others, providing invaluable guidance and support and their dedication and exceptionalism is celebrated."


Solar 4 RVs wins Australian 'Sustainability Initiative of the Year' 2015

Solar 4 RVs wins 2015 Optus MyBusiness Award

Solar 4 RVs was announced the winner of the prestigious national '2015 Optus MyBusiness Awards' in Sydney on Friday 13th November at Doltone House Hyde Park in the ‘Sustainability Initiative of the Year’ category.

The Australian My Business Awards is in its 15th consecutive year and recognises the achievements of small and medium businesses across Australia. The night was hosted by finance commentator and My Business magazine columnist Michael Pascoe.

Previous MyBusiness Award winners that have since gone on to become iconic brands and household names include Boost Juice, Red Balloon, Sumo Salad, H2Coco, ModelCo, Sign-A-Rama and Roses.

Phil and Trish travelled to Sydney for the awards after being announced as a Finalist.


Solar 4 RVs chosen as Victorian 2015 Face of Small Business

Solar 4 RVs chosen by Victorian Goovernment as business Success

Solar 4RVs was selected by Small Business Victoria to be showcased at the Faces of Small Business Exhibition. ​

The exhibition, which is part of the Victorian Small Business Festival, profiles 10 successful small businesses from across the state. This year the exhibition showcases “responsible, ethical and sustainable businesses that are doing good deeds for their staff, their customers, their environment, their community, and their world”.

The exhibition celebrates small business success; acknowledges the contribution that small business makes to the Victorian economy and community; and brings awareness to the services that the Victorian Government provides. ​The annual Victorian Small Business Festival takes place during August in Melbourne and across regional Victoria.


Solar 4 RVs featured as Victorian business success

Solar 4 RVs showcased on website

The Victorian Government website has dedicated a page to Solar 4 RVs as a small business success story.

Business Victoria website is published by the State Government of Victoria, Australia and is managed by the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (DEDJTR).


Solar 4 RVs wins 3AW, Momentum Energy Small Business Success Award

Solar 4 RVs accepts award from Denis Walter at 3AW

Solar 4 RVs™ was announced as the winner of the 3AW, Momentum Energy Small Business Success Award in July 2015 on the Denis Walter afternoon show in the 3AW studio.

Denis enthusiastically spoke to owners Phil and Trish on air about their solar products for over 6 minutes and they even took a call from a listener. You can watch and listen to the broadcast on or by clicking on the photos.