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November 3, 2021

Tennant Creek Solar PV Park, Australia

By Carmen

Tennant Creek Solar PV Park is a 17,000MW solar PV power project. It is planned in Northern Territory, Australia. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2024 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2028.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Solar PV 17,000 17,000 Permitting Northern Territory, Australia Sun Cable

Description

The project is being developed and currently owned by Sun Cable.

Tennant Creek Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project which is planned over 12,000 hectares.

The electricitiy generated from the plant will offset 115,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is expected to be around $21,900m.

The solar power project consists of 28,000,000 modules.

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Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2024. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2028.

About Sun Cable

Sun Cable Pte Ltd (Sun Cable) is a renewable energy company that operates solar farms. The company generates electricity using solar panels and transmits. It owns and operates AAPL solar photovoltaic plant in Elliott, Northern Territory, Australia that supply electricity through Submarine HVDC cables and distribution powerlines. The company is developing Australia-ASEAN Power Link, an energy infrastructure project which supplies renewable electricity to Darwin and the ASEAN region. It has offices in Australia, Singapore and Indonesia. Sun Cable is headquartered in Singapore City, Singapore.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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