Rodds Bay Solar Farm, Queensland, Australia

Last Modified: Mon Jul 30 2018 04:27:50 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 300 MW
    planned installed capacity of the Rodds Bay Solar Farm, located near the township of Bororen, approximately 50km south of Gladstone, Queensland.
  • 625 GWh
    of electricity will be generated per year.
  • 88,000
    approximate number of households that can be powered by the farm each year.
  • 329,000
    estimated reduction in CO2 emissions each year, once the farm is operational.
  • 2,760
    hectares of land available for use.
  • ?
    Number of solar panels that will be used.
  • 3
    major organisations involved: 1) Project Developer: Wirsol, Renew Estate 2) EPC and O&M: TBD 3) Distribution: TBD.
  • $400 million
    estimated project cost.
  • 300
    peak jobs during construction phase.
  • 10
    FTE during operational phase.
  • 3Q2018
    Expected start of construction.
  • Mar 2018
    Renew Estate - a joint venture between Wirsol Energy and Beast Solutions Pty Ltd - submits development application to the Gladstone Regional Council.
  • Jul 2018
    Project receives development approval.