Goulburn Community Solar Farm, New South Wales, Australia

Last Modified: Mon Nov 20 2017 07:06:33 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 1.2 MWp
    planned installed capacity of a community solar farm that will be constructed in the town of Goulburn, New South Wales. The farm is being promoted by a group of residents and businesses that have come together under the banner of 'Clean Energy 4 Goulburn'.
  • ? MWh
    electricity that will be generated by the farm once operational. The developers plan to be able to provide 50% of the farm's energy output to one major end user, such as a local government or large institution, and the other 50% to be sold via an electricity retailer to the Goulburn community.
  • 350 - 500
    approximate number of households that can be powered by the farm.
  • ? tonnes
    estimated reduction in CO2 emissions each year, once the farm is operational.
  • 2.5
    hectares site off Bridge St, between Sydney Rd and the railway line. The site is owned by Divall's Haulage. It is zoned B6 Enterprise Corridor and was previously used for residential and fuel storage purposes. It is currently vacant.
  • 4,000
    solar panels will be installed.
  • 4
    major organisations involved: 1) Project owner and developer: Clean Energy 4 Goulburn and Divall's Haulage (land owners) 2) EPC and O&M: TBD 3) Distribution: Essential Energy.
  • $2 million
    estimated project cost. The Clean Energy 4 Goulburn would like to ensure 51% ownership within the community.
  • ?
    peak jobs during construction phase.
  • ?
    FTE during operational phase.
  • May 2017
    the DA has been approved by Goulburn Mulwaree Council.