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Solar Trailer for Werribee Zoo



Solar Trailer for Werribee Zoo

Completion Date: 09/07/2022

The Solar Trailer project is a cutting-edge initiative that was developed by Arizon for Werribee zoo in Australia. The 4.6 kW solar trailer designed and provided by Arizon is a mobile renewable energy system that has been utilized to power the cameras for the Endangered Plains Wanderer breeding program at Werribee Zoo. The main purpose of this solar trailer was to provide a reliable, sustainable, and eco-friendly source of electricity for the wildlife monitoring cameras used in the breeding program.

One of the major advantages of the solar trailer over a generator or a grid connection line is that it is much quieter and does not disturb the wildlife. This is especially important for the Plains Wanderer breeding program, as any disturbance could negatively impact the breeding success of these endangered birds. Additionally, the solar trailer is significantly cheaper and easier to move around the Werribee Zoo than a generator or grid connection line, and it can be easily deployed for other projects as needed. The trailer is designed to be portable, allowing it to be moved easily to different locations within the zoo depending on where power is needed most. The solar trailer is also equipped with a control system that monitors the amount of energy generated and used, ensuring that the system operates efficiently and effectively. 

The solar trailer project has several benefits for Werribee Zoo, including reduced energy costs, decreased carbon emissions, and a more sustainable and environmentally friendly approach to powering the zoo’s operations. Additionally, the solar trailer serves as an educational tool for visitors, demonstrating the benefits and potential of renewable energy sources in real-world applications.

Overall, the 4.6 kW solar trailer provided by Arizona has been an essential tool for the Endangered Plains Wanderer breeding program at Werribee Zoo, providing a sustainable and eco-friendly source of electricity to power the cameras used in the program. Its use demonstrates the potential for solar technology to provide practical solutions for wildlife conservation efforts and other projects that require mobile and reliable sources of energy.