The General Purpose North 3 Building has a 66.5 kWp PV system, one of several initiatives aimed at reducing the building's carbon footprint.

With  266 PV modules occupying a roof area of 432 m2, the system is expected to generate about 100,000 kWh per year, and features a state-of-the-art roof-access system.

General Purpose North 3


Site name UQ St. Lucia Campus
Building / location General Purpose North 3 (GPN3)
Suburb / city St. Lucia, Brisbane QLD, 4067
Nominal DC output 66.5 kWp
Module area 432 m2
Start-up date 18/02/2016
Visible on Live Data display Yes
Date connected to display 18/02/2016
Site longitude 153°0’49.15” E
Site latitude 127°29’42.41” S
Height above sea level 17 + Building Height
Time zone AEST
Type of installation Roof-top (elevated)
Tracking system No tracking system
Orientation Azimuth -56°
Module make & model CSUN 250-60P-A 60-1
Module technology Polycrystalline Silicon
Module size 1640 x 990 x 40mm
Number of modules 266
Inverter make & model ABB Aurora  Trio-20.0/27.6-TL-OUTD
Number of inverters 3 (2x20, 1x27.6)