ACEN Australia cuts ribbon on 400-MW solar park in NSW

Mar 16, 2023 11:35 AM ET
  • ACEN Australia, a unit of Philippine energy group ACEN Corporation (PSE: ACEN), has inaugurated the first phase of its 720-MW New England solar park in New South Wales, the firm claimed today.
ACEN Australia cuts ribbon on 400-MW solar park in NSW
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The 400-MW stage one center was officially opened at a ceremony participated in by Chris Bowen, Australia's Minister for Climate Change and also Energy. The plant is expected to begin producing at complete capacity in the coming months, supplying its result to the National Electricity Market (NEM).

The New England solar project was gotten rid of by the New South Wales government in 2020. Construction on Stage one was initiated in the list below year, including the setup of nearly one million solar (PV) panels.

The big solar park lies near the town of Uralla in the state's New England Renewable Energy Zone. It is prepared to be paired with a battery energy storage space facility, which will make it Australia's biggest crossbreed solar-storage complicated. The 720-MW website will generate 1,800 GWh of electricity when completely completed.

New England Solar is the first utility-scale project for the Southeast Asian company in Australia, where it has more than 1 GW of projects under construction. In January, it issued a notification to proceed with the building and construction of the 400-MW/520-MWp Stubbo Solar park in New South Wales.

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