Cultana Solar PV Farm is a 280MW solar PV power project. It is planned in South Australia, Australia. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2022 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2023.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Solar PV 280 280 Permitting South Australia, Australia SIMEC Energy Australia; ZEN Energy


The project is being developed and currently owned by SIMEC Energy Australia and ZEN Energy. The company’s ownership stake in the project stands as 50.1% and 49.9% respectively.

Cultana Solar PV Farm is a ground-mounted solar project which is planned over 1,100 hectares.

The project is expected to generate 600,000MWh electricity and supply enough clean energy to power 100,000 households. The project is expected to offset 492,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is expected to be around $242.9m.

53 inverters are likely to get installed at the project site.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2022. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2023.

Contractors Involved

Shanghai Electric Group is expected to render EPC services for the solar PV power project.

Wuxi Suntech Power will be the supplier of the PV modules for the solar power project. The company is expected to install 780,000 modules at the site.


All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.