Nextracker to give trackers for Australia's largest solar farm

Oct 6, 2020 03:42 PM ET
  • Nextracker's solar tracker technology has actually been selected wherefore stands to be Australia's biggest solar farm when construction finishes.
Nextracker to give trackers for Australia's largest solar farm
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Independent power manufacturer Neoen and the project's design, purchase and also building professional Sterling and Wilson have actually selected Nextracker's NX Horizon technology to be used on the 460MWp Western Downs Green Power Hub, to be located in Queensland.

Setup of the trackers results from start next year.

Peter Wheale, taking care of supervisor at Nextracker Australia & Oceania, said the award would improve the business's existing profile of solar developments including its innovation in Australia, which stands at 4GW.

"We have led the marketplace by passionately delivering even more customer worth with best-in-class yield generation, client support as well as property management technologies," he stated.

NX Horizon is optimized for bifacial panels, professing to increase the returns on projects by allowing a 120-degree variety of movement. To day, the system has been used by 40GW of solar projects worldwide.

The Western Downs Green Power Hub has actually been bordering better to beginning throughout 2020. Neoen secured a spots power acquisition arrangement with government-owned energy firm CleanCo Queensland in May, allowing the project to breakthrough to the construct stage.

Can be found in at an expense of around AU$ 570 million (US$ 366 million), preliminary development was to start in July this year prior to it linking to Powerlink Queensland's transmission network in Q1 2022.