PROJECT DETAILS

Owner :

Wangaratta Solar Farm Pty Ltd
Capacity (DC) :

29.9MWp (22MW AC)
Technology :

Single Axis tracking solar PV (circa 65,000 solar panels)

Generation (PV Syst) :

54,000-55,000 MWh/ yr
Financial Close :

Q2 2020
Target Construction Start :

Q3 2020
Target Generation Start :

Q1/Q2 2021
Project Life :

25 years
 

Land

  • 7km north east of Wangaratta

  • 64ha of “Industry” zoned land requiring minor site preparation including minimal tree removal, small dam filing and site drainage

  • Close proximity to grid and roads

Grid

  • 66kV distribution system grid connection (AusNet)

  • Local 66kV line has capacity for greater than 22MWac export, creating potential opportunity for a Stage 2 expansion of Project

  • Dedicated on site substation 22/66 or 33/66kV to be constructed

Planning

  • DA (planning approvals) obtained

EPC

  • EOI completed in 2019, Preferred EPC contractor identified but not appointed. EOI level design and costings completed. Equity Partner can appoint under full wrap or construction only contract.

PPA

  • Energy Estate also mandated to secure PPA opportunities in parallel with equity sale. Several potential off take discussions are live. 

SITE AREA PLAN

Site area plan.tif