Wellington Solar PV Park is a 200MW 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. The project construction commenced in 2019 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2021. Buy the profile here.
The project was developed by First Solar and Lightsource BP Renewable Energy Investments. The project is currently owned by Lightsource BP Renewable Energy Investments with a stake of 100%.
Wellington Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 490 hectares.
The project generates 420,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 70,000 households, offsetting 336,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $218m.
The project construction commenced in 2019 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2021.
Power purchase agreement
The power generated from the project is sold to Snowy Hydro under a power purchase agreement for a period of 15 years from 2021. The contracted capacity is 105MWh.
Sterling and Wilson Renewable Energy was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the solar PV power project.
Canadian Solar was selected as the supplier of PV modules for the project.
The project is utilising single axis trackers supplied by Array Technologies.
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About First Solar
First Solar Inc (First Solar) is a provider of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems. It designs, manufactures and sells PV solar modules. The company produces solar systems using cadmium telluride (CdTe) technology. First Solar also offers solar PV power systems, operational and maintenance services to system owners. The company serves utilities, commercial and industrial companies, independent power producers, and other system owners in Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and North America. The company has solar module manufacturing facilities in the US, Malaysia, and Vietnam. First Solar is headquartered in Tempe, Arizona, the US.
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..