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

48 Bushlight Renewable Energy Systems Sheds and Fencing Sheds Light coloured (including roof) to reflect heat Orientation of shed to take into account passive thermal features of shed Eaves to provide shade to reduce heat load Insulation of walls in battery room to stabilise temperature Ventilation in battery room as per battery standards High level exhaust ventilation to allow exit of warm air Louvres and vents fitted with insect screens to prevent vermin ingress, and dust filters where required Second cladding or false wall on eastern facing wall to provide additional insulation from heat (reflective foil installed between walls) Internal flashings installed to provide neat finish Optional tropical roof to provide additional shading