Aramara Solar Farm in Queensland, Australia - Project details and construction updates

Last Modified: Sat Apr 18 2020 08:13:48 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 140 MW
    planned installed capacity of the Aramara Solar Farm located at North Aramara, 40 kilometres west of Maryborough on the Fraser Coast.
  • ? MWh
    of electricity will be generated each year.
  • 55,000
    Approximate number of households that will receive clean and renewable energy once the park is operational.
  • ? tonnes
    estimated reduction in CO2 emissions each year.
  • 800 hectares
    of land available for the farm.
  • 500,000
    solar PV modules will used and the plant will be built using single axis tracking technology, as most new solar PV projects in Australia will do.
  • 1
    major organisation involved: Project Developer: Eco Energy World, EPC & O&M: Eco Energy World, PPA: Merchant mode
  • $280 million
    estimated project cost.
  • 150
    jobs will be created during the construction phase.
  • 6
    FTE and and 11 part-time jobs will be created once the park is commissioned.
  • 2017
    expected start of construction.
  • 04 Oct 2016
    planning consent received from the Fraser Coast Regional Council.
  • Dec 2018
    Project acquired by a Chinese investor who is also going to act as the EPC for the project.