Current Location

DKASC, Alice Springs

Map Graphs Technologies
Manufacturer Elkem
Array Rating 5.5kW
PV Technology poly-Si
Array Structure Fixed: Ground Mount
Installed 2014

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Current Output

Array Rating 5.5kW
Panel Rating 250W
Number Of Panels 22
Array Area 36.30 m²
Type Of Tracker N/A
Inverter Size / Type SMC 6000A
Installation Completed Tue, 9 Dec 2014
Array Tilt/Azimuth Tilt = 20, Azi = 0 (Solar North)

Notes on the Data

  1. Partial system outage

    One of the major switchboards at the DKASC lost power yesterday 01/12/2016 at ~ 11:00 am. This isolated and shutdown array sites 23 through to 37 inclusive. The switchboard was reenergized at ~ 16:30 today (02/12/2016) as is again operating normally. Data for this period for these sites is lost.

    Fri, 2 Dec 2016

  2. Site 35 - Temporary Shutdown

    Site 35 was temporarily shutdown on the 11th May 2016 from ~ 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. This was to de-energize the underground cable feeding the site to allow for safe trenching and augering work on neighbouring sites.

    Wed, 11 May 2016

  3. System Outage - Sites 4, 5, 17, 20, 22, 34 & 35

    On the 5th June 2015, A Friday before a long weekend, seven individual PV systems at the DKASC were switched off by unknown persons and for unknown reasons. The outage was not noted until the following Tuesday when O&M staff returned to work and found the main circuit breakers for sites 4, 5, 17, 20, 22, 34 & 35. turned off. These systems were all turned back on again on the 9th March when the problem was detected.

    Wed, 10 Jun 2015