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Winton Solar Farm Community Grants Program

September 16, 2020

As part of our commitment to support the community and make a positive contribution to the region, FRV have established the Winton Solar Farm Community Grants Program.

These Grants will support local initiatives and projects that benefit the community in the key areas of:

·       Environment and Sustainability

·       Skills and Participation

·       Health and Safety

Up to $20,000 funding is available to eligible local organisations.

Applications are now open and close 9 October.  For further information and a copy of the Application Form please click here.

FRV Updates

Bernard Briggs Pre-school is expected to save around $1500 a year on electricity, thanks to some newly installed solar panels.

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.


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.