Project

Bungama Solar Project

PROJECT STATUS
Announced
Bungama Solar Project

The Bungama Solar Project is a proposed 336-megawatt (MW) photovoltaic and 140 MW, four-hour battery storage facility. The project will feed into the National Electricity Market via a 275-kilovolt connection to ElectraNet’s Bungama Substation.

Bungama Solar will be developed on approximately 530 hectares of cleared land in the suburbs of Bungama, Napperby and Warnertown. The site is approximately six kilometres east of Port Pirie and 220 kilometres north of Adelaide.

Key Dates

2018 Project Announcement
Feb 2022 Expected Construction Commencement
Dec 2025 Expected Construction Completion

PROJECT HISTORY

May 2018 The first Community Information Session was held about the project.
Jan 2019 The project was put on public exhibition until 1 March 2019.
Feb 2019 The second round of Community Information Sessions was held.
Jul 2019 Project granted development approval.
May 2021 Amp Energy announced it had acquired the project, along with two others from EPS.
Estimated Total Cost
(2019)
Sector
Energy
Procurement approach
Unconfirmed |
Location
South Australia |
Resources
Project website
Project website
Media releases
2021/05/04