Jindivick - Remote Area Power System (RAPS)

Jindivick, Victoria

  • System Design: January 2009
  • System Installation: June 2009
  • System Commissioned: June 2009

Client: David Leece

Project Goals

Design, supply and install a RAPS system for household supply.  [RAPS = Remote Area Power System]

Details

  • Roof-mounted photovoltaic array consisting of 15 x 170W Schott Solar PV panels.
  • SP Pro 6 kW Inverter.
  • 12 x Energystore Wet Acid Batteries.
  • Framing, cabling, signage, fusing, earthing, etc.
  • Complete system documentation including maintenance schedule and log sheets.
  • System size: 2550 W
  • Additional framing to ensure that the PV panels face due north.
  • The custom-made control board features fabricated covers to conceal wiring and conduit for neatness and safety.