strong tram network in Melbourne, will soon be running on renewable energy supplied by a new large-scale solar power plant, the Victorian Government announced on 19 Jan 2017.
capacity of new solar plant(s), to be located in Victoria’s northwest, 35 MW from which will be linked to the tram network. Click/Tap here for details on the 2 solar farms that will power the trams.
in new capital investment that the project is expected to deliver.
estimated new jobs that will be created.
reduction in greenhouse gas emissions each year.
planned issue of open tender in the first half of the year.
planned construction to be completed by the end of the year.
23 Aug 2017
Victorian Government announced that the Bannerton Solar Park (Syncline Energy) and Numurkah Solar Farm (Neoen) had won a tender to provide solar energy for Melbourne’s tram network.