Solar PV Array

manage a 1.6MWp solar facility in combination with a 2.6MWh battery energy storage system, capable of diesel functionality to power the Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder. Once complete, it will be the world’s most powerful radio-telescope system, powered by the most sophisticated solar/storage/diesel energy system in the world.


  • 1.6MWp Solar PV – Over 5,000 solar panels
  • 25 MVA microgrid-connected at 6.6 kV, ABB PCS100 Inverter 1.25 MVA
  • 6MWh Samsung SDI lithium batteries
  • PV central inverters delivered in first of kind EMI shielded containers custom designed
  • Containerised installation, fire suppression/fire rated, centralised HVAC
  • Designed control system (National Instruments)