Mackerel Islands 324kW Solar PV Array

EMC was engaged to design and construct solar PV to connect with battery and diesel as part of a microgrid to provide fuel independence and energy savings to the tourist resort.

Customer: Mackerel Islands Corporation

Location: Thevenard Island, offshore from Onslow, 1,300km north of Perth, Western Australia


  • 324kW Solar PV (ground mount screwpile)
  • 614kWh Sony Lithium iron phosphate (2 x 40ft containers)
  • 440kVA Diesel Generation (4 x 110kVA)
  • Corrosive location and high wind (CAT-D) region
  • EMC fully remote monitored and controlled
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