Solar for Australian Antarctic Division

Date Posted:11 July 2017 

The Australian Antarctic Division (AAD) has installed flexible solar panels and solar charge controllers on Macquarie Island.  This is a subantarctic island located in the Southern Ocean, approximately half way between Australia and Antarctica.

The AAD generates solar power in remote field locations.for a number of different senarios including powering VHF radio repeaters, remote radio installations, automatic weather stations and remote area power supplies.

Full story and photos coming soon.

 


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