Project

Rodds Bay Solar Farm

PROJECT STATUS
Announced
Rodds Bay Solar Farm

Rodds Bay Solar Farm is a proposed 300 megawatt solar farm, located near Bororen, approximately 50 kilometres south of Gladstone, Queensland. The project will comprise high-efficiency photovoltaic (PV) modules and a battery-storage installation of 82 megawatts of storage. It will connect to Queensland's transmission network, south of Gladstone between Bororen and Rodds Bay.

The project is being developed by Renew Estate, a joint venture between Energy Estate, Beast Solutions and WIRSOL Energy.

Key Dates

Nov 2020 Expected Construction Commencement

Financing

United Green joined the developer, Renew Estate, as an equity partner.

Procurement

Procuring Agency: Renew Estate.

PROJECT HISTORY

Jul 2018 Planning approval was granted for the development of the project.
Apr 2020 the Queensland Government issued a Notice to Proceed under its connection agreement with the network service provider, Powerlink, and Renew Estate commenced connection works with Powerlink.
Jul 2020 United Green joined the project as the majority equity partner.
Estimated Total Cost
(2020)
Sector
Energy
Procurement approach
Unconfirmed |
Location
Queensland |
Resources
Project website
Rodds Bay Solar Farm
Media releases
2020/04/021
2020/07/08
2018/07