Manildra Solar Farm is a 55.9MW solar PV power project. It is located in New South Wales, Australia. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in December 2018.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Solar PV 55.9 55.9 Active New South Wales, Australia First Solar (Australia); Infigen Energy


The project was developed by First Solar (Australia) and Infigen Energy. The project is currently owned by New Energy Solar with a stake of 100%.

Manildra Solar Farm is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 120 hectares.

The project generates 118,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 14,000 households, offsetting 91,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $83.871m.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in December 2018.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to EnergyAustralia under a power purchase agreement for a period of 10 years from 2018. The contracted capacity is 46.7MW.

Contractors Involved

RCR Tomlinson was selected to render EPC services for the solar PV power project.

First Solar was selected as the supplier of the PV modules for the project. The company provided 465,600 modules each with 120W of nameplate capacity.

SMA Solar Technology supplied 20 of its 2500SC-EV inverters to the project site.

The project is utilising horizontal single axis trackers supplied by NEXTracker.

First Solar (Australia) is the O&M contractor for the solar PV power project.

About Infigen Energy

Infigen Energy Ltd (IEL) is a major renewable energy company that develops, builds, owns and operates renewable energy generation assets in Australia. It generates electricity through both owned and contracted wind farms and a solar farm across New South Wales, South Australia and Western Australia. IEL sells the produced electricity to a range of customers in wholesale markets. Its development pipeline comprises wind, and solar projects. The company has operations in Australia, Bermuda, Germany, Luxembourg, Malta, and the US through its subsidiaries and offices. IEL is headquartered in Sydney, Australia.


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