Kurrawang Aboriginal Christian Community switches on 36KW of solar power

by Solar Choice Staff on 14 April, 2016

in Commercial solar power,Solar Choice News,Solar Choice Company News

The Kurrawang Aboriginal Christian Community, located outside Kalgoorlie in remote Western Australia, has gone solar with a 36kW (DC) rooftop solar system.

The community had already received quotes for 30kW systems from a handful of installers before approaching Solar Choice Commercial for a broader look at the market in May of 2015.

Initially they were considering one 15kW array on the roof of a shed, with a separate 15kW ground-mounted array, but ultimately decided to go with two separate rooftop arrays on the recommendation of an installer in the Solar Choice network – whom they eventually selected to do the job.

Local network company Western Power approved the proposed system in January of this year; it was commissioned in early April.

In total, the arrays consist of two 15kW SMA Sunny Boy inverters and 139x 260W Jinko brand solar panels, all connected behind the same meter.

© 2016 Solar Choice Pty Ltd

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