Project

Robertstown Solar Project

PROJECT STATUS
Announced
Robertstown Solar Project

The Robertstown Solar Project is a proposed 636-megawatt (MW) solar photovoltaic and 250 MW, four-hour battery storage facility. The project will feed into the National Electricity Market via a 275-kilovolt connection to ElectraNet’s Robertstown Substation.

Robertstown Solar will be developed on approximately 1,800 hectares of cleared land in the suburbs of Bright and Geranium Plains, South Australia. The site is approximately five kilometres north-east of Robertstown and 115 kilometres north-east of Adelaide in the Regional Council of Goyder.

Key Dates

2018 Project Announcement
Feb 2022 Expected Construction Commencement
Mar 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 till 25 February 2019.
Feb 2019 Second round of Community Information Sessions was held.
May 2019 Planning approval was granted by the SA State Commission Assessment Panel.
Jul 2019 Project granted development approval.
May 2021 Amp Energy announced it had acquired the project, along with two others from EPS.
Sector
Energy
Procurement approach
Unconfirmed |
Location
South Australia |
Resources
Project website
Robertstown Solar
Media releases
2021/05/04