Campbells Forest Solar Farm

About The Project

The project is located approximately 20 km northwest of Bendigo on Pyramid-Yarraberb Road in Loddon Shire, Victoria. The project covers approximately 360 hectares of cleared rural land and is well paced to provide clean energy to the growing township of Bendigo.

Campbells Forest Solar Farm is currently under bidding review for Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) by potential off-takers. Generator Performance Standards (GPS) has been approved by AEMO, and connection contracts are expected by the quarter four of 2022. EPC contractor engagement has been commenced and preliminary offers have been received. Financial close activities will soon be carried out by the in-house project financing team following the grid connection approval and execution of the power purchase agreement. Construction is targeted to commence in first half of 2023, with the aim of achieving commercial operation by the end of 2024.

Project Status

Location
Campbells Forest, VIC

Installed Capacity
233 MWdc

Generation Capacity
205 MWac

Network Operator
AEMO

Feasibility Assessment
Completed

Development Approval
Granted

Connection Approval
GPS approved | Contract under review

Power Purchase Agreement
Under discussion with interested parties

Financial Close
Q1 2023

Construction Date
Q2 2023

Operation Date
Q4 2024

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