A Catholic co-education school offering education from Kindergarten to Year 12, Mercy College is home to more than 1,600 students and staff.
Established in 1972 by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy College’s exists on a 10 hectare sites, and boasts modern facilities, playing fields, and open grounds.
In an effort to both lower electricity costs and educate students about the importance of sustainability, Mercy College contacted Infinite Energy for a solar solution.
We recommended a 99.41kW SunPower system, which we installed in January 2017.
In just one year, the system will save Mercy College $35,800, and reduce their carbon emissions by 126 tonnes.
|Installation Date||01 / 2017|
|Industry||Education & Medical|
|Solution||Solar Power System - System capacity 99.41 kW
|CO2- e. Abatement Per Year||126 tonnes|
|CO2 Equivalent Reduction||470 trees saved per year|
|Energy Output Per Year||161,538kWh|
|Solar % of Consumption||30%|
|Grid Electricity % of Consumption||80%|
|Projected Payback Period||4.1 years|
|Year 1 Return on Investment||24%|
|10 Year NPV||$90,926|