Rooftop Solar at Charles Sturt University, New South Wales

Last Modified: Wed Nov 29 2017 02:16:30 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 1.77 MWp
    generation capacity of rooftop solar system installed at Charles Sturt University at its Wagga Wagga campus in New South Wales.
  • 2,618,184 kWh
    Electricity will be generated each year from the system.
  • 2.513 tonnes
    reduction in CO2 equivalent emissions.
  • 6,012
    Canadian Solar PV panels installed on top of 17 buildings. CSU signed a contract with solar company, Todae Solar, for the design, construction and installation of these panels on University buildings.
  • $3.2 million
    Project cost. he project is being funded by a loan from Westpac and the Clean Energy Finance Corporation. The loan is repayable over a 10 year period and the repayments will be made from the savings on electricity expenditure.
  • 20 Nov 2017
    CSU Vice-Chancellor Professor Andrew Vann, with Mayor of the City of Wagga Wagga Cr Greg Conkey, officially opened and switched on the impressive installation during an event at CSU. The system was constructed over six months and completed in October 2017.
  • 20%
    Percentage of CSU's electricity needs that will be met by the new system.