Posted on September 16, 2010 by MyPowerStation
My Power Station has just completed an installation of an off-grid photovoltaic (PV) system at Gecko Rock, near Touwsriver, Western Cape, South Africa.
After 2.5 years of struggling in the South African Renewable Energy market, My Power Station has completed its first client installation.
1.6 kilowatt photovoltaic array with 24 Volt 675 Amp Hour battery bank and 1,200 watt inverter charger with generator backup
8 kwh of battery backup
8 kwh of average daily solar production from the photovoltaic array
the system has been sized to operate: a DSTV decoder, satellite phone system and satellite data system used 4 hours a day and on standby 20 hours a day; LCD TV set; Lighting; Laptop; 220 Volt energy efficient refrigerator; small hi-fi system, playing an ipod; digital projector from time to time. The system should be able to manage much greater outputs than this and has been sized to allow for conferences and training courses to be held at Gecko Rock
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