First Solar's Chinchilla Solar Park in Queensland, Australia

Last Modified: Thu Nov 16 2017 23:58:28 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 100 MW
    planned installed capacity of First Solar's Chinchilla solar farm, located 16 km north east of Chinchilla
  • ? MWh
    of electricity will be generated each year.
  • 33,000
    Approximate number of households that will receive clean and renewable energy once the park is operational.
  • ? tonnes
    estimated reduction in CO2 emissions each year.
  • 642.9 hectares
    parcel of land bordering Butts Road to the north and Pelican Back Road to the east - that will be used to build the farm on.
  • ?
    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.
  • 2
    major organisation involved: Project Developer: First Solar, EPC & O&M: First Solar, Distribution: None, Merchant mode
  • ? million
    estimated project cost.
  • 200
    jobs will be created during the construction phase.
  • 5
    jobs will be created once the park is commissioned.
  • ?
    expected start of construction.
  • 26 Jun 2016
    planning consent received from the Western Downs Regional Council.