The Colin Clark building has been fitted with a 51.5 kWp solar PV system.

With this installation, all suitable building rooftops within the commerce precinct of the St Lucia campus now host a photovoltaic generation array.

The 51.5 kWp system of the GP North Building consists of 198 PV modules occupying a roof area of 324 m2.

Colin Clark Building
Colin Clark Building
Colin Clark Building


Site name UQ St. Lucia Campus
Building / location Colin Clark
Suburb / city St. Lucia, Brisbane QLD, 4067
Nominal DC output 51.5 kWp
Module area 324 m2
Start-up date 3/03/2016
Visible on Live Data display Yes
Date connected to display 3/03/2016
Site longitude 153°0'51.43" E
Site latitude 27°29'41.22" S
Height above sea level 13 + Building Height
Time zone AEST
Type of installation Roof-top (elevated)
Tracking system No tracking system
Orientation Azimuth = 10°, -170°, -80°, 100°
Module make & model Trina TSM-260PD05
Module technology Polycrystalline Silicon
Module size 1650 x 992 x 35mm
Number of modules 198
Inverter make & model Sunny Tripower 25000TL-30 & Sunny Tripower 5000TL-20
Number of inverters 3 (2x25, 1x5)