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Opening Launch


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

9:00 am

Jonathon Thwaites to call people together and introduce Dean

9:10 am

Professor Mark Bush, Dean of Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics, to say a few words and introduce the Deputy VC

9:15 am

Professor Alan Robson, Deputy Vice Chancellor, to say a few words

9:20 am

Ron Gerritson, Manager of Sustainable Energy Programs Branch of the Sustainable Energy Development Office to say a few words

9.25 am

Jonathon Thwaites to thank everyone for attending and invitation to examine the system and to enjoy the refreshments

9:30 am


solar opening

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

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