Territory Stories

Renewable energy systems

Details:

Title

Renewable energy systems

Creator

Bushlight; Centre for Appropriate Technology (Alice Springs, N.T.)

Collection

E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT

Date

2006

Description

Cover title. Front cover: "Light and life in the bush."

Abstract

This publication contains detailed images of RE systems installed by Bushlight contractors, and is intended to demonstrate and showcase the work of the renewable industry in Australia. It is also intended to act as a handy reference guide for people working with or in the RE industry in Australia, showing examples of appropriate RE system installation standards applied in the field.

Notes

Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT)

Table of contents

1. Photovoltaic Array -- 2. Batteries -- 3. Control Equipment -- 4. Demand Side Management -- 5. Sheds and Fencing -- 6. Documentation -- 7. Acknowledgements

Language

English

Subject

Aboriginal Australians; Services; Remote area power supply systems; Renewable energy sources

Publisher name

Bushlight, the Centre for Appropriate Technology

Place of publication

Alice Springs

Format

65 pages : colour illustrations ; 22 cm.

File type

application/pdf

Use

Copyright

Copyright owner

Bushlight, the Centre for Appropriate Technology

License

https://www.legislation.gov.au/Series/C1968A00063

Related links

www.bushlight.org.au

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/299698

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/381989

Page content

16 Bushlight Renewable Energy Systems Lightning protection Install lightning protection to AS 1768 where installation is susceptible to lightning strike Air termination installed high enough above highest point of array to provide radius of protection to the full array Ensure no shading of array from air termination/s Earth mat constructed in crows-foot configuration Conductors to be electrically isolated from house or array structure Earth connections painted with galvanised paint to prevent corrosion Array earth mat electrically connected to installation main earth where distance is less than 10 m


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