Chichester Solar Farm is a 60MW solar PV power project. It is located in Western Australia, Australia. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2020 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2021.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Solar PV 60 60 Active Western Australia, Australia Alinta Energy


The project is developed and owned by Alinta Energy.

Chichester Solar Farm is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 160 hectares.

The electricitiy generated from the plant has offsetted 100,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $65.4m.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 2020 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2021.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Fortescue Metals Group under a power purchase agreement from 2021. The contracted capacity is 60MW.

Contractors Involved

Downer EDI was selected to render EPC services for the solar PV power project.

About Alinta Energy

Alinta Energy Pty Ltd (Alinta), a subsidiary of Chow Tai Fook Enterprises Ltd, is a provider of electricity and natural gas. The company supplies power through a network of transmission towers, substations and distribution powerlines. It also designs, build and operates power stations and distribution infrastructure across Australia and New Zealand providing electricity and natural gas to its customers. Alinta serves small-medium enterprise, commercial, industrial and major customers. The company has its regional office in Victoria, Western Australia, Queensland and South Australia, Australia. Alinta is headquartered in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.


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