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Day 6 – System Tests and Installation of Light Systems

After successful tests of various parts of the car park system, water recycle components have been installed to minimise the consumption of water for cleaning functions. LED lights were also installed to ensure a more comfortable and safer usage of … Continue reading

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Day 5 – System Comissioning

A series of tests have been undertaken to observe the performance of the solar panels and the cleaning systems. King Salman bin Abdulaziz Chair for Energy Research #Solar #PV car shading project; systems installed & initial commission completed. Thanks to … Continue reading

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Day 4 – Cleaning System Installations

As an important part of the project, cleaning systems using water jets, air, and vibration motors have been installed and integrated into the car park structure. Understanding the scarcity of water in local environment, researchers of the project have designed … Continue reading

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Day 3 – PV Panels Installed

The collaboration of Saudi and British Engineers have ensured that the installation of solar PV systems were completed within 48 hours. A large amount of work was carried out in the evening to benefit from cooler weather condition and safer … Continue reading

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Day 1 – System Installation

Supported by joint engineering team from Saudi Arabia and the United Kingdom, the Solar Shaded Car Park system will be installed in the campus of King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Regular updates will be published on Twitter by project … Continue reading

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Solar Shaded Car Park Project

The Solar Shaded Car Park project is commissioned by the King Abdulaziz University under the auspices of the King Salman Chair for Energy Research (KSCER) and the Vice‐presidency for Projects in collaboration with the University of Southampton. This project is … Continue reading

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