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Winton Solar Farm Community Newsletter

March 29, 2021

Winton Solar Farm has produced a second Community Newsletter.  Read on for useful information about the solar farm and what construction activities are currently taking place. You can download the full pdf here.

Winton Solar Farm March Update

March 22, 2021

Our latest Monthly Construction Update is now available.  Please click here to read about the latest building and other works taking place onsite.

$35,000 in social support awarded as part of Winton Solar Farm Community Grants.

December 15, 2020

Six local community groups have been awarded a share of $35,000 as part of the inaugural Winton Solar Farm Community Grants. Launched in August this year, the Winton Solar Farm Community Grants supports local organisations to deliver quality initiatives and programs that reflect the region’s key priorities. Winners of this year’s Winton Community Grants and […]

Winton Solar Farm announces winners of Community Grants

December 7, 2020

Six local community groups have been awarded a share of $35,000 as part of the inaugural Winton Solar Farm Community Grants. Please see our press release for further details of these incredible local organisations who will now deliver some quality new projects for the region.

Winton Solar Farm Supports Regent Honeyeater Project

November 19, 2020

14ha of new plantings completed by Regent Honeyeater Project 14 hectares of significant native vegetation has been planted by the Regent Honeyeater Project on two sites within the Winton Wetlands Reserve, providing new habitat for protected species and enhancing the biodiversity of the area. The plantings, sponsored by FRV, the owner of the 85MW Winton […]

Winton Solar Farm Community Update

November 10, 2020

Winton Solar Farm is looking good!  For more details on what is happening at site, please see the latest Winton Solar Farm Community Construction Update.

Oversize transformer arrives at Winton Solar Farm site

October 26, 2020

A new 80 tonne electrical transformer – the size of a small house – has been successfully delivered by an oversize truck to the Winton Solar Farm site, marking an important milestone in the construction of the 85-megawatt clean energy project.  The high voltage transformer will safely ‘step up’ electricity generated by the solar farm to a […]

Winton Solar Farm Fosters New Talent

October 7, 2020

29 new apprentices and trainees have been recruited to work on the Winton Solar Farm, in a major development for North East Victoria’s growing solar industry. See our media release here.

FRV Updates

MOREE SOLAR FARM

Moree Solar Farm began operations in 2016 and was the first large-scale solar project in Australia to use a single-axis tracking system.

 

Lilyvale Solar Farm near Emerald, Queensland (100MW)

Financial close of the Lilyvale Solar Farm was achieved during September 2017 with operations expected to commence in 2018. The project will benefit from a PPA with Ergon Energy, the QLD-government owned retailer, part of the Energy Queensland group, who will purchase 100% of the electricity generated by the project.