Stand Alone Power Stations

Secure Energy were engaged to manage 1.6MWp solar facility in combination with a 2.6 MWh 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.

Secure Energy provides the operation and maintenance services for the site.


  • 6MWp Solar PV – Over 5000 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
  • Containerised installation, Fire Suppression / Fire Rated, Centralised HVAC
  • Bespoke control system (National Instruments)
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