Work is set to commence on 320MW of large-scale solar farms near Mildura in Victoria’s west. The three grid-connected solar farms are being constructed by Overland Sun Farming, an Australian company in a joint venture with UK outfit Island Green Power, on separate sites in Yatpool, Iraak, and Wemen.
The projects have completed all planning studies and have been granted development approval by Council.
In addition, Powercor Australia has signed agreements with Overland to connect each of the projects to the state electrical grid system and orders have been placed for the large electrical equipment that is needed to connect the solar farm to the nearby electricity grid.
Construction works for the projects will start during 2017, with completion anticipated to take about 12 months. Continue reading