The University has reduced carbon emissions by installing thousands of solar panels on rooftops at North Terrace, Roseworthy and Waite.
Solar panels are generating electricity during the day and reducing reliance on the energy grid.
The University also has a ground-mounted solar farm at the Roseworthy Campus, producing around 42% of the campuses electricity needs.
- Total kW of renewable energy installed on campus: 1,870
- Cost: $7.52 million
- Lifetime savings: $11.8 million
- Lifetime energy savings: 171,117 GJ
- Lifetime GHG emission reduction: 23,353 tonnes CO2-e
- Average payback period: 6.3 years
To learn more about the projects, contact Libby Hogarth, Sustainable Development Planner.
Rooftop solar installation summary
|Campus||Building||Solar System Capacity|
|North Terrace||Engineering South||75kW|
|Barr Smith South||99kW|
For more information contact Libby Hogarth, Sustainable Development Planner.