Koodaideri Mine Solar PV Park is a 34MW solar PV power project. It is planned in Western Australia, Australia. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2022.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Solar PV 34 34 Permitting Western Australia, Australia Rio Tinto Iron Ore


The project is being developed and currently owned by Rio Tinto Iron Ore.

Koodaideri Mine Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project which is planned over 105 hectares.

The electricitiy generated from the plant will offset 90,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is expected to be around $37.06m.

The solar power project consists of 100,000 modules.

Development Status

Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2022.

Contractors Involved

NRW Holdings is expected to render EPC services for the solar PV power project.

About Rio Tinto Iron Ore

Rio Tinto Iron Ore (Rio Tinto), a product division of Rio Tinto, is involved in mining and processing the earth mineral resources. The company acquires, explores, produces, and develops iron ore, iron concentrates, iron ore pellets, and slag phase products. It carries out Koodaideri mine operations at Pilbara, Western Australia. Rio Tinto’s operations center at Perth uses advanced technologies which include automation, artificial intelligence and robotics, to run operations in real-time and respond to the changes quickly. The company avails AutoHaul driverless train to transport iron ore through a heavy-haul rail network, which is monitored from its operations center located at Perth. It operates through a network of iron ore mine and port facilities. Rio Tinto is headquartered in Western Australia, Australia.


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