All systems go for ACEN Australia’s Stubbo Solar Project
The company has issued a notice to proceed with the project.
ACEN Australia has greenlighted the commencement of the Stubbo Solar project after it issued a Notice to Proceed for its construction.
This comes as the company has put in place major contracts, such as the recently signed connection agreement with infrastructure service provider Lumea, the execution of PV module supply contracts, and also a commitment from parent company ACEN of $800m for the construction of the project.
ACEN Australia also awarded the Engineering, Procurement and Construction contract to PCL Construction.
“It is a critical part of ACEN’s goal of reaching 20GW of renewable energy by 2030, but importantly, Stubbo Solar will contribute to NSW’s energy security and Australia's transition to a clean energy future,” Sech Zabaleta, chief development officer for ACEN, said.
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The 520 MWdc (400 MWac) solar project is located within the Central-West Orana Renewable Energy Zone in the Mid-Western Regional Council region. It will be connected to the existing 330 kV network between Wollar and Wellington.
The project is estimated to produce enough clean, renewable energy to power more than 185,000 average Australian homes.
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