Mildura Airport turns to solar to cut grid costs and boost reliability

Last Modified: Tue Dec 27 2016 08:20:35 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 100 kW
    installed capacity of the grid connected, rooftop PV solar system. Mildura Airport has tapped solar power as it faced the dual energy problems of a costly and unreliable brown-coal power supply from Latrobe Valley.
  • 400
    Trina Solar panels of 250W each have been installed on the roof of the terminal and administration buildings by local group Mildura Solar. The system also comprises of Fronius inverters and web based system monitoring.
  • 174 MWh
    estimated solar energy that will be generated by the system each year.
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    estimated savings in electricity costs each year.
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    reduction in CO2 emissions per year.