28 Jan '15, 4am

Canberra's @questacon has gone solar, with more than 360 @WINAICO_AUS solar panels!

Canberra's @questacon has gone solar, with more than 360 @WINAICO_AUS solar panels!

Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre was founded in the early 1980s by Professor Mike Gore AM to be the first Australian interactive science centre. The Centre was built as a joint Australia-Japan Bicentennial Project with the Japanese Government and business community contributing half of the cost of the building. Now, Questacon has extended its investments in new technology and energy sustainability further with an innovative and high-tech photovoltaic (PV) solar power station installed on its roof top. The solar system has been designed for installation across the many roof areas of the centre in July 2014 by Laros Technologies , and uses over 360 WINAICO PV modules, having a nominal generation capacity of 94 kW. It is expected that the PV system will supply approximately 10% of Questacon's annual electricity requirements. The very professional install...

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