Rooftop solar at Gold Coast Aquatic Centre

Last Modified: Mon Jan 29 2018 07:54:51 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 312 kW
    installed capacity of rooftop solar system at the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre (a Commonwealth Games venue). In keeping with the council's initiative to implement an energy savings program, the Aquatic centre was identified as a well suited site to install a rooftop solar power system and reduce operating costs.
  • 463,000 kWh
    Annual electricity production.
  • 1,131
    solar panels installed over 3 roof aspects. 10 x Schneider Electric Inverters.
  • $654,000
    Project cost.
  • ?
    Percentage of current electric consumption that will be offset by the solar system.
  • $100,000
    Annual savings in electricity costs as a result of the installation.
  • 6.5 years
    Return on Investment.
  • 435 tonnes
    Reduction in CO2 equivalent emissions eacy year - equivalent to planting 1,545 trees or taking 4,219 cars off the road.
  • 2 months
    project time frame: start to completion.
  • 324 kWh
    Elevare Energy Smart Battery system will be installed after April 2018 as part of Stage 2 of the project.