Project Updates

September 27, 2020

The lead contractor has been appointed for the 400MW first stage works for the New England Solar Farm and Battery project – signaling the start of construction works early in 2021.

The signing of the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) agreement with a lead...

August 13, 2020

The solar and battery project will be Australia’s largest hybrid solar and battery energy storage facility

June 24, 2020

The grid connection agreement for the New England Solar Farm has been completed with Transgrid, the operator of the electricity transmission network in NSW.

June 23, 2020

Community Reference Group members selected to help oversee Community Benefit Sharing Initiative.

March 9, 2020

The approval of the New England Solar Farm is an important milestone in the development of this exciting project that will bring jobs to Uralla and the regional economy while helping to support the security of NSW’s energy supply into the future.

The 720 megawatt (MW) s...

January 13, 2020

Members of the local community are invited to come along to a community information session and learn more about the latest updates to the proposed New England Solar Farm project.

The solar farm will generate enough clean, renewable energy to power 250,000 homes, create...

December 20, 2019

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment has released its Assessment Report on the Development Application (DA) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the 720 megawatt New England Solar Farm.

The report is the formal whole-of-government response fr...

October 9, 2019

A temporary workers accommodation village for the New England Solar Farm is no longer required, after positive discussions with alternative accommodation providers in the region and feedback from locals.

The temporary accommodation facility was included in the developme...

June 13, 2019

An Amendment Report for the New England Solar Farm has been submitted to the NSW Department of Planning and Environment, outlining the proposed changes to the Development Application (DA) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).

The main changes involve the removal of...

April 11, 2019

As a result of our ongoing discussions with our local neighbours, landowners and other stakeholders, we have now decided to remove the southern section from our application to the NSW Government for the New England Solar Farm.

The southern section is the smallest of the...

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