Daintree Rainforest Observatory

Off-Grid Renewable Energy Power System - James Cook University 

66kWp Solar Capacity - 280kWh Battery Bank

Tropical Energy Solutions designed and installed an Off-Grid power system which includes 66kWp of PV solar modules and 280kWh of battery capacity for JCU's DRO site. 

The remote location presented many logistical challenges including the removal and installation of a total of 12 tonnes of batteries. Scheduling site access, travel and work for a multi disciplicary team during cyclone season, drew on our extensive experience. Despite the site being evacuated twice due to cyclone warnings we were able to complete the project on time and on budget. 

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