Employment Up as Construction of Winton Solar Farm Progresses
August 13, 2020
Around 170 workers are currently onsite at the Winton Solar Farm as construction ramps up. Workers have almost completed the installation of 42,000 piles and will now move on to constructing solar farm’ ‘single axis’ tracking systems and affixing solar panels. Read more here: Employment up as construction of Winton Solar Farm progresses
Community Construction Update
August 13, 2020
Please see our latest Community Construction Update to find out what activities are happening onsite.
Winton Solar Farm has produced its First Community Update
August 9, 2020
Winton Solar Farm has produced its First Community Update. 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 seeking local candidates for new solar roles.
June 9, 2020
Qualified workers from Benalla, Wangaratta and surrounds are invited to apply for new roles currently being advertised by the developers of the 85-megawatt (MW) Winton Solar Farm. Construction works at the solar farm commenced in February – with around 50 personnel already onsite to oversee preliminary site works. When complete, the solar farm, three kilometres […]
FRV awarded support for its fifth solar project in Australia
September 12, 2018
85 MW AC Winton Solar Farm, will produce enough energy to supply approximately 50,000 homes, while avoiding the annual emission of around 150,000 tons of CO2 This project will bring the total value of FRV’s solar investments in the Australian renewable energy sector to around A$850 million Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV), a leading global developer […]
Winton Solar Farm Approved
May 8, 2018
Winton Solar Farm has received Development Approval from the Benalla Rural City Council. This approval allows FRV to proceed to detailed design – the process of defining exactly how the Winton Solar Farm Project will be built within its approved development parameters. Several development conditions have been included in the Development Approval. These must be […]
Caring for The Community
August 12, 2017
Community engagement is an important part of our planning approach as it allows us to understand stakeholders’ views and expectations. Community engagement is underway and will be ongoing as the development of Winton Solar Farm progresses.