Rooftop Solar at Melbourne's Camberwell Grammar School

Last Modified: Tue Apr 24 2018 03:59:45 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 862 kW
    installed capacity of rooftop solar system at - Camberwell Grammar School - one of Melbourne's most prestigious private schools. The best part of this solar project, is that the idea was entirely driven by the school's student council.
  • 980 MWh
    Electricity will be generated each year from the system. The system is being installed by Gippsland Solar.
  • 55%
    Percentage of current electric consumption that will be offset by the solar system.
  • 2,607
    solar panels will be used, covering over 5,200 sq. mts of roof area, resulting in reduced heating of the building and thus providing further benefit.
  • 9 years
    Return on Investment
  • ? tonnes
    Reduction in CO2 equivalent emissions over a 20 year lifetime of the project.
  • 07 Dec 2017
    Installation commences - team of 14 in-house installers will spend the next 12 weeks working through the summer school holidays.
  • Jan 2018
    550kW of panels delivered since start of construction, additional 312kW on two remaining empty roof areas will be delivered over the April school holidays.
  • 07 Apr 2018
    Last of the 2607 panels is place!