Parkes Solar Farm is a 66MW solar PV power project. It is located in New South Wales, Australia. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. The project construction commenced in 2017 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in May 2018. Buy the profile here.

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The project is developed and owned by Neoen Australia. The company has a stake of 100%.

Parkes Solar Farm is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 210 hectares.

The project generates 138,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 21,000 households, offsetting 137,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 2017 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in May 2018.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Simply Energy under a power purchase agreement with a contracted capacity is 55MW.

Contractors involved

Bouygues Construction was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the solar PV power project.

JA Solar Holdings was selected as the supplier of the PV modules for the project. The company installed 227,000 modules at the site.

SMA Solar Technology supplied 22 inverters to the project site.

The project is utilising single axis trackers supplied by Array Technologies.

Bouygues Construction and ENcome Energy Performance Australia were contracted to render operations & maintenance services for the project.

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About Neoen Australia

Neoen Australia Pty Ltd (Neoen Australia) generates, produces, and distributes renewable energy and offers solar, wind, and biomass energy project development, construction, and maintenance services. Neoen Australia is headquartered in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.