Alice Solar City has supported and encouraged the development of major “iconic” projects in and around Alice Springs that are playing a major role in making Alice Springs a national and international showcase for sustainable living and the use of renewable energy.
These projects showcase large scale renewable energy technologies, including a variety of cutting edge solar photovoltaic concentrator and solar thermal technologies. The projects are summarised in the table below.
|Project Location / Facility||Project Technology||Nominal capacity||Annual production||Annual greenhouse gas saving (tonnes)|
|Crowne Plaza Alice Springs||Flat plate PV||305 kW||531 MWh||420|
|Alice Springs Airport||Dual-axis tracking concentrating PV||235 kW||600 MWh||470|
|Uterne Solar Power Station||single-axis tracking flat plate PV||969 kW||2300 MWh||1540|
|Alice Springs Aquatic and Leisure Centre||Black pipe solar water heating||1700 sq. m||3450 GJ (offset)||350|
|Araluen Cultural Precinct||Flat plate PV||180 kW||330 MWh||231|