Chichester Solar Farm is a 60MW solar PV power project. It is located in Western Australia, Australia. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. The project construction commenced in 2020 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in December 2021. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project is developed and owned by Alinta Energy. The company has a stake of 100%.

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

The electricitiy generated from the plant has offsetted 100,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

The project consists of 160,000 modules.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 2020 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in December 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 and Stantec Consulting were selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the solar PV power project.

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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.

This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.