Lower Wonga Solar Farm, Queensland, Australia

Last Modified: Tue Nov 07 2017 05:54:15 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 350 MW
    planned installed capacity of the Lower Wonga Solar Farm, located about 30 minutes NW of Gympie on the Wide Bay HWY. The farm will be the first step in plans to build a massive solar and battery storage energy hub in the Queensland agricultural centre of Gympie.
  • 735 GWh
    of electricity will be generated per year.
  • 127,000
    approximate number of households that can be powered by the farm each year.
  • 666,700 tonnes
    estimated reduction in CO2 emissions each year, once the farm is operational. Equivalent of 180,000 cars.
  • 572
    hectares of cleared grazing land on which the farm will be built.
  • 1,300,000
    tracking solar PV modules will be used.
  • 3
    major organisations involved: Project Developer: SolarQ, EPC and O&M: TBD, Distributor: TBD
  • ?
    estimated project cost.
  • 450
    peak jobs during an estimated 18 month construction phase.
  • 6 - 8
    FTE during operational phase.
  • ?
    Proposed start of construction.
  • 03 Nov 2017
    Farm received development approval from the Gympie Regional Council.