Project

Oxley Solar Farm

PROJECT STATUS
Prospective
Oxley Solar Farm

The proposed Oxley Solar Farm would be a 225 megawatt (MW) solar farm and 50 megawatt-hour (MWh) battery located approximately 12 kilometres south-east of Armidale in NSW. The project, proposed by Oxley Solar Development Pty Ltd, would comprise approximately 715,000 solar panels over approximately 1,000 hectares.

The project includes the construction of a 132 kV substation in the vicinity of the existing 132 kV transmission lines.

Key Dates

2023 Expected Construction Commencement
2025 Expected Construction Completion

PROJECT HISTORY

Jun 2019 The project's scoping report was submitted to, and SEARs requested from the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment.
Aug 2019 The project was awarded 'State Significant Development' status by the NSW Government. The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment Secretary's Environmental Assessment Requirements (SEARs) were also issued for the preparation of the project's Environmental Impact Assessment.
Mar 2021 The Environmental Impact Statement for the project was put on public exhibition, closing 14 April.
Estimated Total Cost
(2019)
Sector
Energy
Procurement approach
Unconfirmed |
Location
New South Wales |
Resources
Project website
Oxley Solar Farm