Ross River Solar PV Park is a 148MW solar PV power project. It is located in Queensland, 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 2017 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in December 2018. Buy the profile here.


The project was developed by ESCO Pacific and is currently owned by Palisade Investment Partners with a stake of 100%.

Ross River Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 202 hectares.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 54,000 households, offsetting 230,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $179.954m.

The project consists of 417,662 modules.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 2017 and subsequently entered into commercial operation 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 13 years. The contracted capacity is 92.8MW.

Contractors involved

Downer EDI was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the solar PV power project.

The project is utilising horizontal single axis trackers supplied by Array Technologies.

Downer EDI is the O&M contractor for the solar PV power project.

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About ESCO Pacific

ESCO Pacific Pty Ltd (ESCO Pacific) operates as a utility scale solar developer and asset manager. The company constructs, design, develops and operates ground mounted utility scale solar farms. It offers asset management solutions including construction and commissioning management, operations and contract management, reporting, financial and administrative solutions. ESCO Pacific project portfolio include Ross River solar farm, Koberinga, Lancaster, Finley solar farm and others. The company owns and operates utility scale solar projects across Australia. ESCO Pacific is headquartered in Richmond, Victoria, Australia.


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