The Solar Observation Challenge

Welcome to the Desert Knowledge Australia Solar Centre (DKASC). In this facility you’ll find over 15 different solar technologies across more than 35 installations.

Want to learn some interesting facts as you walk about? Download the Sustainable Science Trail App and begin the DKASC challenge!

The Solar Observation Challenge

Test your solar technology knowledge.

The Desert Knowledge Australia Solar Centre (DKASC) is a demonstration facility for commercialised solar technologies.

It was launched in 2008 with initial funding from the Australian Government and has since been expanded through industry participation to over 35 installations. The site was developed by CAT Projects and Desert Knowledge Australia as a resource for the rapidly expanding international solar industry.

The Solar Centre promotes understanding and confidence in solar technologies and provides long term system data that can be downloaded from the DKASC website. Visitors to the DKASC facility in Alice Springs can learn about the science of solar energy and observe the operation of the demonstrated technologies in native arid bushland.

Total Trails: 4 Total Visitors/Participants: 86 Avg Monthly Visitors/Participants: 1

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