Skylab looks for nod for 800-MW solar park with storage space in Queensland

Mar 17, 2023 11:41 AM ET
  • Australian solar tracker distributor and project developer Skylab is looking for a preparation permit for an approximately 800-MW solar project with 250 MWh of co-located battery storage space capacity in Queensland.
Skylab looks for nod for 800-MW solar park with storage space in Queensland
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The business has submitted its proposal to Queensland's Toowoomba Regional Council, official documents show.

The Punchs Creek Renewable Energy Project imagines the installation of greater than 1.7 numerous photovoltaic or pv (PV) panels in Queensland's Southern Downs area, in the heart of the South West Queensland Renewable Energy Zone. The picked site has direct accessibility to the Powerlink Transmission Network.

The PV capacity is intended to be built in 2 phases of 400 MW each. Structure tasks in the first phase, which will additionally consist of the building of the battery storage system, are slated to begin in the middle of 2024 as well as take about 18 months. Stage 2 will add a more 400MW of solar.

Skylab is the developer behind the 94-MW Gunsynd solar project, which results from get in building in the second quarter of this year in South West Queensland. Its profile additionally includes the Springvale Renewable Project that will certainly create a 400-MW solar park with 100 MWh of battery storage and also green hydrogen production capacity.

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