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December 6, 2021

Wemen Sun Solar PV Park, Australia

By Carmen

Wemen Sun Solar PV Park is an 110MW solar PV power project. It is located in Victoria, Australia. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in February 2019.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Solar PV 110 110 Active Victoria, Australia Island Green Power UK; Overland Sun Farming; Wirsol Energy

Description

The project was developed by Island Green Power UK, Overland Sun Farming and Wirsol Energy. The project is currently owned by Wirsol Energy.

Wemen Sun Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 783 acres.

The project generates 227GWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 34,000 households, offsetting 256,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $224.95m.

Development Status

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The project got commissioned in February 2019.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Powercor Australia under a power purchase agreement with a contracted capacity is 87.75MW.

Contractors Involved

RCR Tomlinson was selected to render EPC services for the solar PV power project.

Jinko Solar was selected as the supplier of the PV modules for the project. The company installed 318,942 modules at the site.

SMA Solar Technology supplied 39 of its SMA 2500 SC–EV inverters to the project site.

The project is utilising single axis trackers supplied by NEXTracker.

RCR Tomlinson is the O&M contractor for the solar PV power project for a period of 2 years.

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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