Kyneton - Remote Area Power System (RAPS)

Kyneton, Victoria

  • System Design: April 2009
  • System Installation: August 2009
  • System Commissioned: August 2009

Client: Chris Shepherd-Clark

Project Goals

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


  • Roof-mounted photovoltaic array consisting of 8 x 170W Schott Solar PV panels.
  • SP Pro 3.5 kW Inverter/Charger
  • 6 SSR 1320 4V 1320Ah Batteries
  • Framing, cabling, signage, fusing, earthing, etc
  • Complete system documentation including maintenance schedule and log sheets.
  • System size: 1360 W
  • The use of Bluetooth for system monitoring. This allows the customer to monitor the system from his house without having to get to the shed.
  • The custom-made control board which features fabricated covers to conceal wiring and conduit for neatness and safety.