Wunghnu Solar Farm – Project Details

This page provides information on the Wunghnu Solar Farm project.

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    preliminary assessment & site design

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    planning application

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    construction

  • operation

  • decommissioning

The Wunghnu Solar Farm project consists of a 90 MWdc solar farm and battery energy storage system (BESS). The project is located on Reillys Pit Road, Wunghnu, in the Goulburn Valley Region of Victoria. Development approval was received from Moira Shire Council in June 2018. The solar farm is situated on 222 hectares of agricultural land, which has been predominantly used for cropping.

The solar farm will have an installed capacity of 90 MWdc, producing 188,300 MWh of clean, renewable electricity a year. That’s enough to power 27,152 homes, saving 150,640 tonnes of carbon emissions, the equivalent of taking 62,745 cars off the road. 

Lightsource bp will construct and operate the project, delivering renewable energy to Australia’s grid. Developing all operations and maintenance buildings, civil works, and electrical infrastructure required to connect to the existing electricity network. Construction is set to begin late 2022; the project will provide up to 170 full-time construction roles throughout the process.

 

  • 90
    MWdc installed capacity
  • 188,300
    MWh renewable electricity generated per year
  • 27,152
    homes powered per year (equivalent)
  • 150,640
    metric tonnes of carbon emissions saved
  • 62,745
    fuel-burning cars taken off the roads (equivalent)
  • 170
    jobs created during construction

Get involved

At Lightsource bp, our goal is to create solar assets communities can be proud of, so if you have an opinion or wish to provide feedback regarding the development, please don’t hesitate to let us know by calling 1300 873 575, or emailing  wunghnu@lightsourcebp.com , with the subject line Wunghnu Solar Farm.

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