Port Augusta Renewable Energy Stage 1 Solar PV Park is a 107MW solar PV power project. It is located in South 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 multiple phases. The project construction commenced in 2020 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in December 2020. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project was developed by DP Energy Australia and is currently owned by Iberdrola with a stake of 100%.

Port Augusta Renewable Energy Stage 1 Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 180,000 households, offsetting 400,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 2020 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in December 2020.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to BHP Group under a power purchase agreement from 2022. The contracted capacity is 107MW.

Contractors involved

Sterling and Wilson Solar Australia was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the solar PV power project.

LONGi Solar Technology was selected as the supplier of the PV modules for the project. The company installed 250,000 modules at the site.

Sterling and Wilson Solar Australia is the O&M contractor for the solar PV power project, commencing from the year 2022.

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About DP Energy Australia

DP Energy Australia Pty Ltd (DP Energy) is a renewable energy development company engaged in developing renewable energy projects which are both sustainable and environmentally benign. It develops wind, tidal, solar and hybrid energy projects. DP Energy is headquartered in Atherton Queensland, Australia.

This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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