Adelaide City Council is increasing the use solar photovoltaic systems to generate renewable energy on-site for use by Council facilities. Any excess solar energy generated is fed back into the electricity grid.
A 50kw solar photovoltaic system on the roof of Rundle Upark to provide more than 100% of the Rundle Lantern’s power needs.
Adelaide Central Market
A 50kw solar photovoltaic system on the roof of the Adelaide Central Market to improve the energy efficiency of the Market.
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Adelaide Central Bus Station
A 50kw solar photovoltaic system on the roof of the bus station to provide more than 100% of the energy requirements of Tindo, the world’s first solar electric bus.
The table below shows the energy generated from the Adelaide Central Bus Station solar photovoltaic system.