Blind Creek Solar Farm




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Blind Creek Solar Farm
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STATUS: Prospective pipeline
SECTOR: Energy
JURISDICTION: NSW
PROCUREMENT APPROACH: Unknown
TYPE: Greenfield

Project Scope

The Blind Creek Solar Farm is a 350 to 400 megawatt solar farm located approximately eight kilometres north of Bungendore. The solar panels will be mounted on single-axis tracking to follow the sun throughout the day. The project will connect to the existing high-voltage transmission line crossing the site and include an onsite substation.

The project will be developed by the landowners, partnering with Stride Renewables, after a previous agreement with Infigen Energy lapsed.

 


 

Key Dates

2022: Estimated construction commencement

2024: Estimated operations commence

 


 

Project History

Feb 2021: NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment SEARs issued.

2013: Development approval granted for solar farm to be developed by Infigen Energy.



Last reviewed: 02/03/2021

Blind Creek Solar Farm
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