Project

Pottinger Energy Park

PROJECT STATUS
Prospective
Pottinger Energy Park

The Pottinger Energy Park, proposed by Someva Renewables, is a generation and storage project to be located around 60 kilometres south of Hay, NSW. The project includes:

  • a 300-megawatt (MW) solar farm
  • a 1.2-gigawatt (GW) wind farm, and 
  • a 500-MW/ two GWh battery. 

The project would be located in the South-West Renewable Energy Zone.

Key Dates

2026 Expected Construction Commencement
Dec 2027 Expected Construction Completion

Procurement

Procuring Agency: Someva Renewables

PROJECT HISTORY

Mar 2024 AGL and Someva Renewables announced a Joint Venture (JV) to develop Pottinger Energy Park.
Estimated Total Cost
(2023)
Sector
Energy
Procurement approach
Other |
Location
New South Wales |
Resources
Media releases
2024/03/04
Project pages
Pottinger Energy Park
Major Contract

Pottinger Solar Farm

PROJECT STATUS
Prospective
Pottinger Solar Farm

The Pottinger Solar Farm, part of the Pottinger Energy Park, will include:

  • approximately 750,000 panels with a total generation capacity of 300 megawatts (MW)
  • a Solar Power Conversion Unit, and
  • a Battery Energy Storage System with 500 MW / two gigawatt hours capacity, which will be shared with Pottinger Wind Farm.

 

Key Dates

2026 Expected Construction Commencement
2027 Expected Construction Completion

PROJECT HISTORY

Jun 2023 Someva Renewables published a scoping report and request for the SEARs for the project.
Jul 2023 The NSW Planning Secretary's Environmental Assessment Requirements (SEARs) were issued for the project.
Estimated Total Cost
(2023)
Sector
Energy
Procurement approach
Other |
Location
New South Wales |
Resources
Project website
Pottinger Energy Park
Government resources
NSW Planning Portal
Major Contract

Pottinger Wind Farm

PROJECT STATUS
Prospective
Pottinger Wind Farm

The Pottinger Wind Farm, part of the Pottinger Energy Park, will include:

  • up to 108 turbines with total generation capacity of 750 megawatts (MW), and
  • a Battery Energy Storage System with 500 MW / two gigawatt hours (GWh) capacity, that will be shared with Pottinger Solar Farm.

Key Dates

2026 Expected Construction Commencement
2027 Expected Construction Completion

PROJECT HISTORY

Jun 2023 Someva Renewables lodged a scoping report for the project alongside a Request for SEARs to the NSW Department of Planning and Environment.
Jul 2023 SEARs were issued for the project.
Mar 2024 Supplementary NSW Planning Secretary's Environmental Assessment Requirements (SEARs) were issued for the project.
Estimated Total Cost
(2023)
Sector
Energy
Procurement approach
Other |
Location
New South Wales |
Resources
Project website
Pottinger Energy Park
Government resources
NSW Planning Portal