The Duhig North Building (No. 12) is the first  library building on campus to sport a solar PV system.  With the recent implementation of a more efficient hot water system and an LED lighting retrofit program, the Duhig Library is taking a significant leap forward in the sustainability path.

The 137.65 kWp system of the Duhig North building (No. 12) consist of  437 PV modules occupying a roof area of 839 m²

  • Site Name: UQ St. Lucia Campus
  • Building/Location: Duhig North Building (No. 12)
  • Suburb/City: St. Lucia, Brisbane QLD, 4067
  • Nominal DC Output: 137.65 kWp
  • Module Area: 839 m²
  • Start-up Date: 03/08/2016
  • Visible on Live Data Display: Yes
  • Date Connected to Display: 03/08/2016

Technical Data

  • Site Longitude: 153°0'49" E
  • Site Latitude: 27°29'46" S
  • Height Above Sea Level: 28m + Building Height
  • Time Zone: AEST
  • Type of Installation: Roof-top installation (elevated)
  • Tracking system: No tracking system
  • Tilt:
  • Orientation: Azimuth = 17°, 107°, -73°
  • Module Make & Model: Canadian Solar Max Power CS6X-315
  • Module Technology: Polycrystalline Silicon
  • Module Size: 1954 x 982 x 40 mm
  • Number of Modules: 437
  • Inverter Make & Model: ABB Aurora TRIO-27.6 - TL - OUTD - S1 - US
  • Number of Inverters: 5