Kangaroo Island Mayor, Jayne Bates opens
the ceremony which was held at the airport.
There were approximately 45 people present
at the ceremony.
There are three Nissan LEAFs on Kangaroo
Island, one is leased by the KI Council and the other two are
leased by Budget Rent A Car as rental cars.
The red ribbon was cut at the conclusion of
The six ChargePoints are spread over the
central/east parts of the island.
After the ceremony most of those in
attendance took a short walk to view the solar arrays.
The four independent solar arrays are on
the airport grounds and only a short distance from the main
airport building. Peak capacity is 50kW. There is another 5kW
of panels on the roof of the KI Council Chambers in Kingscote.
One of the solar arrays.
The two axis rotating/tilting tracking
mechanism allows a 30% increase of power received as the
arrays follow the sun.
ChargePoint bollard in the airport car
rental car park.
The is the sign at the above charging
ChargePoint bollard with it's appropriate signage at the
KI Councillor, Peter Denholm was my guide for the day. Thank
One of the three Nissan
LEAFs on the island is shown here being charged at one of the
two ChargePoint bollards that are at the airport.