The Mayne Centre building houses the UQ Art Museum. As well as being home to more than 4000 museum pieces, the building is also renowned for its award-wining architecture.

The Mayne Centre has been upgraded to inlcude a 133.62 kWp rooftop PV system, efficiency improvements in its air conditioning system, and the installation of specialised LED lighting in exhibition spaces.

The Mayne Centre PV system is expected to generate 196,000 kWh per year – and it remains one of few Queensland art galleries powered by its own photovoltaic system.

With a 133.62 kWp rooftop PV system, the Mayne Centre generates about 196,000 kWh per year.
Mayne Centre
Mayne Centre


Site name UQ St Lucia Campus Campus
Building / location James and Mary Emelia Mayne Centre Building
Suburb / city St Lucia
Nominal DC output 133.62 kWp
Module area 779.7 m2
Start-up date 10/11/2017
Visible on Live Data display Yes
Date connected to display 10/11/2017
Site longitude 153°0'43" E
Site latitude 27°29'48" S
Height above sea level 22.2 m + Building Height
Time zone AEST
Type of installation Roof-top installation (elevated)
Tracking system No tracking system
Orientation Azimuth = 27°
Module make & model Canadian Solar Max Power CS6U-340p
Module technology Polycrystalline Silicon
Module size 200 x 992 x 40 mm
Number of modules 393
Inverter make & model SolarEdge SE25K
Number of inverters 5