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PROJECT NAME:

Outback Citrus

PROJECT NAME

Outback Citrus

SYSTEM TYPE / APPLICATION

Off-Grid – Agribusiness; Orchards

LOCATION

Riverland, SA

INSTALLED

Aug 2018

KEY BRANDS

Selectronic, Fronius, BAE, REC, Clenergy

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PROJECT DETAIL

Load Analysis

Ave Summer Demand: 32.9kWh/day ave

Ave Winter Demand: 30.05kWh/day ave

Demand Surge: 27.74 kVA

Objectives & Site Considerations

In April 2018 Cathy from Outback Citrus Pty Ltd brought some land in Cooltong SA. “I started preparing the land and installing irrigation to begin planting my first section of Almonds in July. During this time I also had a shed installed where the filters and fertigation system were installed. I did not have any power at the shed so looked at both solar and having power lines brought to the shed. The quote for both came in around the same cost and I went with solar, as electricity costs are an ongoing expense which could go up in price.”

System Design

  • Selectronic Inverter/Chargers (22.5kW)
  • REC 295W Solar Modules (15.34kW)
  • Fronius Primo 8.2 Solar Inverters
  • BAE VRLA Batteries (37.8kWh)
  • Selectronic Select.Live monitoring
  • Tilted Roof-Mount Solar Framing

OTHER OFF-GRID POWER PROJECTS

In April 2018 Cathy from Outback Citrus Pty Ltd brought some land in Cooltong SA. “I started preparing the land and installing irrigation to begin planting my first section of Almonds in July.
Customer wanted this investment property to have the latest technology, a level of energy self-sufficiency and control over energy costs
The system provides full house blackout protection (including water pump, hot water, heating, even plug-in hybrid electric car charging) for long periods.