The newly installed and commissioned 2.4 kW Solar Power Station at the University of Western Australia will be officially opened on Thursday 24th Jan 2003 at 9.00 am. This initiative builds on the broader commitment to the concepts of sustainability and energy efficiency at The University of Western Australia.
The University has won a 3* energy rating putting it on the highest level of energy rating with one other tertiary institution in Australia.
The opening will be held at the Mechanical Engineering building at the University of Western Australia, Fairway Entrance No. 3.
The power station is on the second floor of the building and the opening will be held in room 2.49. The power station will be open for viewing and light refreshments available.
Press will be invited to attend, room 2.47 will be open for interviews.
Proceedings will be as follows:
Thursday 30th January 2003
Jonathon Thwaites to call people together and introduce Dean
Professor Mark Bush, Dean of Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics, to say a few words and introduce the Deputy VC
Professor Alan Robson, Deputy Vice Chancellor, to say a few words
Ron Gerritson, Manager of Sustainable Energy Programs Branch of the Sustainable Energy Development Office to say a few words
Jonathon Thwaites to thank everyone for attending and invitation to examine the system and to enjoy the refreshments
Jonathon Thwaites Safety and Health Office University of Western Australia 35 Stirling Highway Crawley WA 6009 phone (08) 9380 7932 fax (08) 9380 1179 mobile 0419 924 355