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Farming continues at Winton Solar Farm

May 19, 2022

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 […]

Rooftop solar to bring down bills for local pre-school

April 29, 2022

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 […]

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

October 25, 2021

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 […]

Winton Solar Farm October Update

October 12, 2021

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.

Winton Solar Farm Bushfire Mitigation Plan

September 17, 2021

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 […]

Winton Solar Farm August Update

August 18, 2021

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

Winton Solar Farm June Update

June 23, 2021

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.

Winton Solar Farm May Update

May 25, 2021

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

Winton Solar Farm April Update

April 20, 2021

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

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

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.