Largest PV stations in Australia

Top biggest solar photovoltaic power stations in Australia.

(Updated 01 June 2021)

Solar power stations, PV farms 2021 in Australia

Name Location State Capacity MWp or MWAC (*) Annual Output GWh Land Size km² On grid Remarks Developer

Limondale Solar Farm

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NSW

313

 

900 ha

2020

Photovoltaic, single-axis tracking

Innogy

Darlington Point Solar Farm

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NSW

275

685

975 ha

2020

Photovoltaic, single-axis tracking. 333.0 MW DC

Octopus Investments and Edify Energy

Bungala Solar Power Project

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SA

220

570

800 ha

2018

Photovoltaic, single-axis tracking

Reach Energy

Sunraysia Solar Farm

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NSW

200

529

1000 ha

2020

Photovoltaic, single-axis tracking

John Laing Group

Wellington Solar Farm

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NSW

174

304

316 ha

2020

Photovoltaic, single-axis tracking

Lightsource BP

Daydream Solar Farm

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QLD

168

398

1070ha

2018

Photovoltaic, single-axis tracking. Originated by Solar Choice

Edify Energy

Coleambally Solar Farm

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NSW

150

390

513 ha

2018

Photovoltaic, single-axis tracking

Neoen

Finley Solar Farm

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NSW

133

 

385 ha

2019

Photovoltaic, single-axis tracking

John Laing Group

Sun Metals Solar Farm

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QLD

124

261

130 ha

2018

Thin-film, single axis tracking

Sun Metals

Ross River Solar Farm

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QLD

116

250

202 ha

2018

Photovoltaic, single-axis tracking

ESCO Pacific, Palisade

Darling Downs Solar Farm

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QLD

110

609

200 ha

2018

Output sold to Origin Energy who also owns the adjacent Darling Downs Power Station

APA Group

Bannerton Solar Park

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VIC

110

 

192 ha

2018

PV single axis tracking

UGL Limited

Tailem Bend Solar Power Project

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SA

108

200

200 ha

2019

Photovoltaic, fixed tilt. Limited by market operator AEMO to 95 MW maximum output to ensure reactive power delivery

Vena Energy

Nevertire Solar Farm

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NSW

105

   

2019

 

Elliott Green Power

Nyngan Solar Plant

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NSW

102

233

250 ha

2015

CdTe thin-film technology. At the time of its construction, it was the largest solar PV plant in the Southern Hemisphere

AGL Energy

Merredin Solar Farm

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WA

100

281

460 ha

2020

Mono-crystalline PERC photovoltaic, single-axis tracking

Risen Energy

Numurkah Solar Farm

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VIC

100

255

515 ha

2019

Photovoltaic, ground mounted

Neoen

Clare Solar Farm

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QLD

100

263

340 ha

2018

Photovoltaic, single-axis tracking

Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV)

Lilyvale Solar Farm

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QLD

100

 

396 ha

2019

Photovoltaic, single-axis tracking

Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV)

Yarranlea Solar Farm

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QLD

100

264

250 ha

2020

Photovoltaic, single axis tracking

Risen Energy

Bomen Solar Farm

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NSW

100

240

256 ha

2020

Bi-facial photovoltaic, single axis tracking

Spark Infrastructure

Haughton Solar Farm

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QLD

100

 

1181 ha

2019

500 MW generation capacity of the Haughton Solar Farm located in North Queensland’s Burdekin Shire (40km west of Ayr and 60km south of Townsville. The farm will be built over three stages in the next eight years. 100 MW, Stage 1 is operational as on 30 Oct 2019.

Pacific Hydro

Wemen Solar Farm

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VIC

97.5

 

283 ha

2018

PV single axis tracking

RCR, Laing O’Rourke

Karadoc Solar Farm

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VIC

90

74

269 ha

2019

PV tracking flat panel

BayWa RE

Yatpool Solar Farm

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VIC

81

 

255 ha

2021

A bit like everyone else in 2020, the 106 MW Yatpool Solar Farm sat idle. In fact, it sat idle for a full 18 months between its construction completion in late 2019 and its successful connection to the grid

BayWa r.e.

Beryl Solar Farm

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NSW

87

199

322 ha

2019

 

New Energy Solar / First Solar

Clermont Solar Farm

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QLD

75

 

201 ha

2019

 

Wirsol

Susan River Solar Farm

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QLD

75

 

170 ha

2019

 

Elliot Green Power

Emerald Solar Park

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QLD

68

 

160 ha

2018

The project consists of 32 SMA supplied inverters, Solar modules were supplied by Canadian Solar mounted on Next Tracker solar tracking system. The project connects into the Ergon's 66kV network.

RES Group

Rugby Run Solar Farm

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QLD

65

   

2019

 

Adani Australia

Hamilton Solar Farm

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QLD

57.5

   

2018

 

Wirsol and Edify Energy

Whitsunday Solar Farm

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QLD

57.5

144

 

2018

 

Wirsol and Edify Energy

Childers Solar Farm

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QLD

56

 

180 ha

2019

 

Elliot Green Power

Moree Solar Farm

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NSW

56

145

280 ha

2016

 

Fotowatio Renewable Ventures

Parkes Solar Farm

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NSW

55

138

210 ha

2018

 

Neoen

Broken Hill Solar Plant

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NSW

53

126

140 ha

2016

 

AGL Energy

Gannawarra Solar Farm

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VIC

50

118

132 ha

2018

PV single axis tracking

Solar Choice

Jemalong Solar Farm

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NSW

50

   

2021

 

Genex Power

Hayman Solar Farm

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QLD

50

134

 

2018

Single-axis tracking project located a few kilometres north of Collinsville in North Queensland.

Edify Energy

Kidston Solar Project KS1

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QLD

50

145

 

2017

 

Genex Power

Manildra Solar Farm

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NSW

48.5

120

120 ha

2018

 

First Solar

Collinsville Solar PV

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QLD

42.5

   

2017

On 10 July 2014 it was announced that the solar thermal plans for Collinsville would not be proceeding. On 8 May 2017 it was announced that it will be replaced by a 42MW solar farm.

Ratch Australia

Greenough River Solar Farm

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WA

40

 

80 ha

2019

The 10 megawatt (MW) alternating current (AC) project which is powered by more than 150,000 First Solar advanced thin film PV modules will displace over 20,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent emissions per year, the equivalent of taking over 4,000 cars off the road annually.

First Solar

Griffith Solar Farm

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NSW

36

76

100 ha

2018

 

Neoen

Lakeland Solar Farm

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QLD

26

       

Conergy Australia

Oakey Solar Farm

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QLD

25

   

2019

 

Canadian Solar Australia / RE Oakey

Hughenden Sun Farm

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QLD

22.5

 

34 ha

2018

 

Lighthouse Solar

Emu Downs Solar Farm

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WA

20

 

70 ha

2018

The solar farm has 75,000 photovoltaic solar panels on a 70-hectare site east of the wind farm.

APA Group

Royalla Solar Farm

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ATC/NSW

20

   

2014

 

Acciona

White Rock Solar Farm

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NSW

20

44

50 ha

2018

 

Goldwind Australia

Barcaldine RC Solar Farm

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QLD

20

 

90 ha

2014

 

Elecnor

Baking Board Solar Farm

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QLD

19.9

 

73 ha

2019

 

Impact Investment Group

Swan Hill Solar Farm

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VIC

19

35.4

38 ha

2018

PV single axis tracking

Australian Solar Group & IIG

Badgingarra Solar Farm

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WA

17.5

 

40 ha

2019

 

APA Group

Longreach Solar Farm

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QLD

15

 

52 ha

 

Started construction in March 2017

Canadian Solar

Sunshine Coast Solar Farm

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QLD

15

 

24 ha

2017

The station has a maximum generating capacity of 15 megawatts, generated from 57,850 photovoltaic panels

Sunshine Coast Regional Council

Mugga Lane Solar Park

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ATC/NSW

13

24,6

 

2017

 

Maoneng

Dunblane Solar Farm

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QLD

11

 

8 ha

2017

Consists of 33,792 solar panels.

YD Projects

Williamsdale Solar Farm

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ATC/NSW

11

21

 

2017

 

ActewAGL

Northam Solar Farm

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WA

10

 

25 ha

2018

 

Carnegie Clean Energy

Gullen Range Solar Farm

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NSW

10

22

25 ha

2017

 

Goldwind Australia

Normanton Solar Farm

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QLD

5

8

10 ha

2017

Construction of Normanton Solar Farm commenced May 2016.

Scouller Energy

Mount Majura Solar Farm

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ATC/NSW

2.3

4

 

2016

 

Solar Choice

 

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