Blind Creek Solar Farm

Blind Creek Solar Farm

The Blind Creek Solar Farm is a proposed 350 to 400 megawatt (MW) solar farm located approximately eight kilometres north of Bungendore. The project will connect to the existing high-voltage transmission line crossing the site and include an onsite substation.

The project will also include an onsite Battery Energy Storage System with a 300 MW / 600 megawatt hour capacity. 


Key Dates

Jan 2021 Project Announcement


Procuring Agency: Blind Creek Solar Farm trust - a Joint venture between Octopus Investments and the Clean Energy Finance Corporation


Jul 2013 Development approval granted for solar farm to be developed by Infigen Energy.
Jan 2021 The project's proponent submitted a Scoping Report to the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment and requested the Secretary's Environmental Assessment Requirements.
Feb 2021 The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment Secretary's Environmental Assessment Requirements were issued for the preparation of the Environmental Impact Statement of the project.
May 2022 An Environmental Impact Statement was published for the project.
Jun 2022 The project's application and environmental impact statement were put on exhibition, closing on 7 July 2022.
Jul 2023 The Project received development approval from the NSW Department of Environment and Planning.
Estimated Total Cost
Procurement approach
Unconfirmed |
New South Wales |
Project website
Blind Creek Soar Farm
Government resources
NSW Government Assessment Report
Project pages
NSW Planning Portal