Gunnedah Solar PV Park is a 154MW solar PV power project. It is located in New South Wales, 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. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in May 2022. Buy the profile here.
The project was developed by Canadian Solar, Gunnedah Solar Farm and Photon Energy Australia. Berkshire Hathaway and Polpo Investments are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 76% and 24% respectively.
Gunnedah Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 304 hectares.
The project generates 293.04GWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 49,000 households, offsetting 236,302t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $141m.
The project got commissioned in May 2022.
Power purchase agreement
The power generated from the project is sold to Amazon Web Services under a power purchase agreement from 2022. The contracted capacity is 60MW.
PCL Constructors was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the solar PV power project.
Canadian Solar was selected as the supplier of the PV modules for the project. The company installed 460,000 modules at the site.
The project is utilising single axis trackers supplied by NEXTracker.
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About Canadian Solar
Canadian Solar Inc (Canadian Solar) is a provider of solar energy solutions. The company designs, develops and manufactures solar ingots, wafers, modules, cells, and other solar power products. Its broad range of solar modules find application in residential, commercial and industrial solar power generation systems; and specialty solar products include customized solar modules that customers incorporate into their own products such as portable solar home systems. Canadian Solar serves distributors, project developers, system integrators and installers and EPC companies across Asia, America, Europe and other regions. It has manufacturing facilities in China, Taiwan, Canada, Vietnam, Thailand and Indonesia among others. Canadian Solar is headquartered in Guelph, Ontario, Canada.