The General Purpose North 3 building has taken another step in the path towards sustainability. The installation of a new 66.5 kWp system is one among several initiatives aimed at reducing this building's carbon footprint.

The 66.5 kWp system of the GP North Building is composed of  266 PV modules occupying a roof area of 432m². This system features a state of the art roof access system and it is expected to generate approximately 100,000 kWh per year.

  • Site Name: UQ St. Lucia Campus
  • Building/Location: General Purpose North 3 (GPN3)
  • Suburb/City: St. Lucia, Brisbane QLD, 4067
  • Nominal DC Output: 66.5 kWp
  • Module Area: 432 m²
  • Start-up Date: 18/02/2016
  • Visible on Live Data Display: Yes
  • Date Connected to Display: 18/02/2016

Technical Data

  • Site Longitude: 153°0’49.15” E
  • Site Latitude:    127°29’42.41” S
  • Height Above Sea Level: 17 + Building Height
  • Time Zone: AEST
  • Type of Installation: Roof-top (elevated)
  • Tracking system: No tracking system
  • Tilt:
  • Orientation: azimuth -56°
  • Module Make & Model: CSUN 250-60P-A 60-1
  • Module Technology: Polycrystalline Silicon
  • Module Size: 1640 x 990 x 40mm
  • Number of Modules: 266
  • Inverter Make & Model: ABB Aurora  Trio-20.0/27.6-TL-OUTD
  • Number of Inverters: 3 (2x20, 1x27.6)