Chief Investigator

Hill, Barry


Southern Cross University Sustainability Fund 2012/2013

School or Research Centre

School of Arts and Social Sciences

Lead Partner Organisation

Southern Cross University

Other Partner Organisations

RMIT University


Barry Hill, Southern Cross University, PO Box 157, Lismore NSW 2480, Australia.

Ed Montano, RMIT University, GPO Box 2476, Melbourne VIC 3001 Australia.


pulse width modulation, MPPT tracking, pure, sine wave, kilowatt hours, amp hours, volts, kva, vdc, electrical engineering


The data collection has two purposes:

One to create data for an examination of the efficiency and compatibility of Battery PV generators with power consumption requirements of outdoor festivals and events.

The other to create a data sonification based multimedia project to display this data in a multimedia artspace.

Dataset contains multiple graphs and tables and raw data files in digital form.

Data Collection Start Date


Data Collection End Date



Data collected via remote automated computer monitoring of electrical equipment. Please see Excel data readme file for more details.


South East Coast Australia South East Queensland Northern Rivers Region NSW


For permission to access this dataset please contact Southern Cross University, School of Arts and Social Sciences, Lismore NSW Australia.

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 4.0 License.

FoR Code

090608 Renewable Power and Energy Systems , 080305 Multimedia Programming , 080309 Software Engineerin, 120302 Design Innovation

Viewing Instructions

Photovoltaic Solar Array technologies. Open source computer software. Lithium phosphate battery technology. Prototype designed mobile variable deploy folding solar panel array.

Amended - Read me Sunflower Data Tables.docx (24 kB)
Amended readme file
Read me Sunflower Data Tables.docx (111 kB)
Data tables
Sunflower Glossary of Terms.docx (91 kB)
Glossary of terms
Raw Data Renew Fest 2017 SCU Sunflower.xlsx (475 kB)
Renew Festival raw data


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