Well summer has hit NZ (some days) and the solar panels on Waiheke Library (installed by Solar City) are in full production mode, soaking up the rays and making power!
They have only been installed for a couple of months and we are starting to get some numbers – power used vs power generated. Its fantastic! Check out October and November, and keep your eyes posted for January (and the rest of 2016). We are really keen to see how it pans out over the entire year.
During the summer months we are hoping to see the library produce more power than it is using (nearly there already!) and over the winter months this will of course drop back. But it is all early days as the library settles into itself and the rhythms of life on an island.