Brisbane classroom goes off-grid, using solar and Tesla battery

The classroom at the Bracken Ridge High School in Brisbane’s northern suburbs is the first completely off-grid demonstration of NSW company Hivve Technology’s energy self-sufficient modular classroom – a modern and highly efficient version of the old school portable.

According to Hivve executive director David Wrench, the solar and Tesla Powerwall 2 battery has been successfully running the Brisbane classroom for the past five months.

“The lowest the battery has ever got to is around 70 per cent capacity and we’ve had some pretty overcast and rainy conditions over the past few weeks,” he said.

Full article: One Step off the grid



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