Gilgandra Solar Farm, New South Wales, Australia - Project details and construction updates

Last Modified: Sat May 16 2020 07:07:13 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 50 MW
    planned installed capacity of the proposed solar farm located approximately 25 km south of Gilgandra (NSW), along Newell Highway. Originally approved for 40 MW, now approved for 50 MW.
  • 100 GWh
    proposed to be generated per year.
  • 14,000
    approximate number of households that can be powered by the farm each year.
  • ?
    estimated reduction in CO2 emissions each year - equivalent to taking either 24,000 cars off the road or planting 140,000 trees, once the farm is operational.
  • 190
    hectares of private freehold land and willconsist of up to ~ 140 hectares of ground mounted solar panels.
  • 152,000
    solar panels will be used.
  • 3
    major organisations involved: 1) Project owner and developer: Neoen 2) EPC contractor: TBD 3) Power distribution: TBD.
  • ? million
    estimated project cost.
  • ?
    peak direct jobs during construction along with 350 indirect jobs.
  • ?
    FTE during operational phase.
  • Aug 2017
    Development Consent granted by the New South Wales Department of Planning and Environment.
  • Q1 2018
    planned start of construction. The project will become fully operational in ?