New England Solar Farm is a 720MW solar PV power project. It is planned in New South Wales, Australia. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the partially active stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. The project construction is likely to commence in 2021 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2023. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project is being developed by ACEN Australia. The project is co-owned by AC Energy and Infrastructure and UPC Renewables, with their respective ownership stake of 50% each.

New England Solar Farm is a ground-mounted solar project which is planned over 2,000 hectares.

The project is expected to generate 1,800,000MWh electricity and supply enough clean energy to power 250,000 households. The project is expected to offset 1,500,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

The New England Solar Farm (New England Solar Farm 1) consists of 950,000 modules, each with 300W nameplate capacity.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2021. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2023.

Contractors involved

Green Light Contractors is expected to render engineering procurement construction services for the New England Solar Farm (New England Solar Farm 1).

Ingeteam Australia is likely to be the supplier of 288 of its INGECON SUN 1640TL B630 inverters to the New England Solar Farm (New England Solar Farm 1) site.

Green Light Contractors is expected to perform operations and maintenance for the New England Solar Farm (New England Solar Farm 1) for a period of 2 years.

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About ACEN Australia

ACEN Australia Pty Ltd, a subsidiary of ACEN Corp, is engaged in generation and distribution of renewable energy includes wind, solar and pumped hydro projects. The company is headquartered in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.

This content was updated on 25 January 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.