Katherine Solar Farm, Northern Territory, Australia

Last Modified: Mon Oct 22 2018 09:16:12 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 25 MW
    planned installed capacity of the Katherine Solar Farm, located near the town of Katherine, NT.
  • ? GWh
    of electricity will be generated per year. Power from the project would feed into an upgraded sub-station here in Katherine and through the Darwin network to supply mainly Darwin customers.
  • 4,000
    approximate number of households that can be powered by the farm each year.
  • ? tonnes
    estimated reduction in CO2 emissions each year, once the farm is operational.
  • 75
    hectares of land available for the project.
  • ?
    solar PV modules will be used.
  • 4
    major organisations involved: Project Developer: Epuron, UK based Island Green Power, EPC and O&M: TBD, Distributor: Jacana Energy
  • $40 million
    estimated project cost.
  • 100
    peak jobs during construction phase.
  • ?
    FTE during operational phase.
  • ?
    Expected start of construction with completion by ?.
  • 2017
    Project secures planning permission.
  • 08 Oct 2018
    Project enters into a power purchase agreement with NT Government electricity retailer Jacana Energy.