Wellington North Solar Farm is a 425MW 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 under construction stage. It will be developed in a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2022 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2024. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project is being developed by AGL Energy, Beijing Energy International Holding and Lightsource BP Renewable Energy Investments. The project is currently owned by Beijing Energy International Holding with a stake of 100%.

Wellington North Solar Farm is a ground-mounted solar project which is planned over 970 hectares.

The project is expected to generate 700,000MWh electricity and supply enough clean energy to power 125,000 households. The project is expected to offset 560,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

The solar power project consists of 1,200,000 modules.

155 inverters are likely to get installed at the project site.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2022. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2024.

Power purchase agreement

Boral and Engie are expected to be the power offtakers from the project.

Contractors involved

Grupo Gransolar is expected to render engineering procurement construction services for the solar PV power project.

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About AGL Energy

AGL Energy Ltd (AGL) is an integrated energy company, which owns, operates, and develops energy assets and provides natural gas, electricity, solar photovoltaic solutions, and related products and services. The company’s power generation portfolio includes coal, gas, hydro, wind, solar, landfill and biomass-based power generation facilities. The company also invests in and operates natural gas exploration, development and production tenements and operates natural gas storage facilities. It also offers telecommunication services including mobile and internet. The company serves wholesale markets, consumer markets, and business customers in New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, and Queensland in Australia. AGL is headquartered in Sydney, Australia.

About Beijing Energy International Holding

Beijing Energy International Holding Co Ltd (Beijing Energy), formerly Panda Green Energy Group Ltd, is an investment holding company. It is primarily into the development, investment, operation and management of solar power plants and other renewable energy projects and offers eco-development solutions. Beijing Energy acquires, develops, and operates clean energy projects. Its services include power plant development, investment, power plant construction, management, and operation and maintenance services. The company renewable energy projects include photovoltaic, wind power, hydropower and other clean energy investment operations. Its new energy projects cover China and other overseas regions, including Inner Mongolia, Qinghai, Ningxia, Shanxi, Hubei, Xinjiang, Gansu, Yunnan, Shandong, Jiangsu, Hebei, Guangdong, among others. Beijing Energy is headquartered in Hong Kong.

About Lightsource BP Renewable Energy Investments

Lightsource BP Renewable Energy Investments Ltd (Lightsource BP) formerly Lightsource Renewable Energy Ltd, is an alternative energy company. It acquires, develops and manages large-scale solar projects and smart energy solutions. The company’s service offering includes site identification, power marketing, engineering, procurement, construction management, and operation and maintenance services. Lightsource BP also provides power purchase agreements, risk management, asset management, monitoring, optimization and financing solutions. It operates across Americas, Africa, Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Europe. The company is owned by BP Plc and its management and staff. The Company is headquartered in London, Greater London, the UK..

This content was updated on 14 May 2024

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