List of solar farms that are operational in Queensland, Australia

Last Modified: Wed Jun 30 2021 07:08:22 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 24
    Number of utility scale solar farms ( > or equal to 10 MW) that are operational in Queensland as of May 2021.
  • 1,527 MW
    Combined generation capacity of these farms.
  • 150 MW
    generation capacity of BlackRock Real Assets and Edify Energy's Daydream Solar Farm located a few kilometres north of Collinsville in North Queensland. (Click/Tap for project details and construction updates).
  • 148 MW
    generation capacity of ESCO Pacific's Ross River Solar Farm located south-west of Townsville, Queensland.
  • 125 MW
    generation capacity of the Sun Metals Solar Farm located near Townsville, in northern Queensland. The farm is being constructed by Sun Metals to ensure their zinc refinery at the same location receives un-interrupted power supply as also at a cheaper rate. The project was commissioned in May 2017 formally opened on 13 Aug 2018. (Click/Tap for project details and construction updates).
  • 110 MW
    generation capacity of APA Group's Darling Downs Solar Farm located at a site approximately 45 km from the town of Dalby in south-western Queensland.
  • 100 MW
    generation capacity of the Haughton Solar Farm located in North Queensland’s Burdekin Shire (40km west of Ayr and 60km south of Townsville. The generation capacity of the farm will be expanded to 500 MW over three stages. 100 MW, Stage 1 is operational since 30 Oct 2019. (Click/Tap for project details and construction updates).
  • 100 MW
    generation capacity of Lighthouse Infrastructure's Clare Solar Farm located around 35 km south-west of Ayr, near the village of Clare, in the shire of Burdekin in north Queensland.
  • 75 MW
    generation capacity of Elliot Advisor's Childers solar farm situated 15 kilometres south of Childers, Queensland. (Click/Tap for project details and construction updates).
  • 75 MW
    generation capacity of Wirsol's Clermont Solar Farm, located in Rockhampton, Northern Queensland.
  • 68 MW
    generation capacity of Lighthouse Infrastructure's Emerald Solar Farm, located on the western periphery of Emerald, Central Queensland.
  • 65 MW
    generation capacity of Adani Power's Rugby Run Solar Farm.
  • 57.5 MW
    generation capacity of Wirsol's Hamilton Solar Farm, located a few kilometres north of Collinsville in North Queensland. The project is supported by both ARENA and the Queensland Government. (Click/Tap for project details and construction updates).
  • 50 MW
    generation capacity of Black Rock + Edify Energy's Hayman Solar Farm located a few kilometres north of Collinsville in North Queensland.
  • 50 MW
    generation capacity of Genex Power's Kidston Solar Farm, located in Northern Queensland on the site of the historical Kidston Gold Mine. The site is situated some 270km north west of Townsville, near the township of Georgetown.
  • 42 MW
    generation capacity of RATCH Australia's Collinsville Solar Farm, located at a site adjacent to RATCH’s retired Collinsville coal fired plant.
  • 25 MW
    generation capacity of the Barcaldine Remote Community Solar Farm located approximately five kilometres east of the central western Queensland township of Barcaldine. (Click/Tap for project details and construction updates).
  • 25 MW
    generation capacity of Foresight Solar Fund Limited's Oakey Solar Farm, located in south east Queensland to the west of Toowoomba, approximately 6.5km to the west of the township of Oakey on the south side of the Warrego Highway.
  • 20 MW
    generation capacity of Eco Energy World's Chinchilla Solar Park located on the Sturgess-Baking Board Road, near Chinchilla in the Western Downs region. (Click/Tap for project details and construction updates).
  • 20 MW
    generation capacity of Lighthouse Solar's Hughenden Solar Farm, located in Hughenden in north Queensland. (Click/Tap for project details and construction updates).
  • 15 MW
    generation capacity of Canadian Solar's Longreach Solar Farm, located to the east of Longreach, an iconic Central Queensland hub, known for being the birthplace of Qantas.
  • 15 MW
    generation capacity of Sunshine Coast City Council's solar PV based farm located at 909 Yandina-Coolum Road in the locality of Valdora. The farm is Australia's first local government solar farm and will power all of council's facilities and operations.
  • 10.8 MW
    generation capacity of Conergy's Lakeland Solar Farm with Storage located 70 kilometres south west of Cooktown. It includes a 1.4 MW lithium-ion battery system that can store up to 5.3 MWh of energy. It is the country’s first large-scale co-located solar and battery energy storage project.