Winton Solar Farm

Welcome to Winton Solar Farm

FRV, a global renewable energy solutions provider and leading solar developer, is the owner and operator of the 85 MW AC Winton Solar Farm project, near Benalla in Victoria.

A renewable and sustainable approach to energy generation can no longer be seen as an alternative solution – it is the only solution. When built, the solar farm will provide clean energy to over 52,000 homes.

In planning for and building renewable projects like Winton Solar Farm, FRV is leading the way in transforming Australia’s energy system to sustainably power our future.

FRV’s current portfolio of solar farms in Australia:

Map of Australia showing FRV Energy sites

Bluewater Solar Farm

80Mw

Bluewater

Australia

Baralaba Solar Farm

115 MWp

Baralaba

Australia

Sebastopol Solar Farm

90 MW AC

Sebastopol, Victoria

Australia

Walla Walla Solar Farm

300MWac

Walla Walla

Australia

Ravenswood Solar Farm

63MWac

Ravenswood

Australia

Viewbank Solar Farm

75MWac

Stanhope, Victoria

Australia

Goonumbla Solar Farm

68.7 MAac

Parkes NSW

Australia

Bluewater Solar Farm

80Mw

Bluewater

Australia

Chaff Mill Solar Farm

125MWp

Mintaro, South Australia

Australia

Winton Solar Farm

106MWp

Victoria

Australia

Royalla Solar Farm (ACT)

24.00
MWp

Royalla, Australian Capital Territory

Australia

Moree Solar Farm

70.00
MWp

Moree, New South Wales

Australia

Lilyvale Solar Farm

125.00
MWp

Queensland

Australia

Clare Solar Farm

125MW

Clare, Queensland

Australia

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Farming continues at Winton Solar Farm

Winton Solar Farm has been working closely with its site neighbours over the last few months to secure agreement for sheep grazing to continue on the site. AgriSolar is the latest development in the renewables industry, making use of land for energy production, grazing and other agriculture activities. Industry experts say that solar grazing can […]

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Community initiatives are up and running

Benalla Hockey Club and Glenrowan Primary School have been hard at work upgrading sports equipment and school facilities. Both have been recipients of the recent Community Grants Program, with funding allocated to support community lead initiatives. The Benalla Hockey Club grant will fund three portable, heavy duty gazebos to protect spectators at training and Fun […]

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Rooftop solar to bring down bills for local pre-school

Bernard Briggs Pre-school is expected to save around $1500 a year on electricity, thanks to some newly installed solar panels. The project was funded through the Winton Community Grants program and Benalla Sustainable Future Group’s Renewable Energy Benalla (REB) project. Benalla Sustainable Future Group are supporting community based renewable energy projects across the region. Winton […]

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FRV Australia’s Winton Solar Farm grants power up youth training, community sustainability 

Organisers of a ‘Hands on Trades Day’ for North East Victoria will proceed with plans to promote career pathways for students and build a skilled, innovative and local workforce in the region thanks to a Community Grant from the Winton Solar Farm. This annual event aims to support high school students from Benalla, Mansfield and Wangaratta […]

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Winton Solar Farm to provide $35,000 in community support

Owners of the Winton Solar Farm will donate a further $35,000 to eligible community groups this October, as part of the solar farm’s annual Community Grants Program. Now in its second year, the Grants Program provides financial support to eligible local groups that promote sustainability, deliver training and community participation and promote improvements to the […]

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Winton Solar Farm October Update

This month, we profile more of our community partners and their wonderful initiatives for the Winton Glenrowan region. Details of a current Electrician position are also included. Please click here to read more.

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Winton Solar Farm Bushfire Mitigation Plan

In preparation for Operations, the Winton Solar Farm Asset Management team has prepared a comprehensive Bushfire Mitigation Plan.  Developed in consultation with the local CFA, this plan outlines strategies and actions to protect human life, property, cultural and natural values from fire. A copy of this plan is available here. This plan has been developed […]

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Winton Solar Farm August Update

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

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Winton Solar Farm June Update

Several fantastic community projects being run by our 2020 Community Grant winners have recently been completed.  Further details are included in this month’s Construction Update. Please click here to read more.

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Winton Solar Farm May Update

This month’s construction update provides an overview of current commissioning and rehabilitation works taking place onsite.  See here for more details.