Gannawarra Solar Farm
|Gannawarra Solar Farm|
|Location||13km west of Kerang|
|Commission date||April 2018|
|Owner(s)||Wirsol (94.9%), Edify Energy (5.1%)|
|Site area||132.4 hectares (327 acres)|
|Nameplate capacity||50.61 MW|
|Annual net output||118 GW·h|
|Storage capacity||50 MW·h|
|Website||gannawarra solar farm|
Gannawarra Solar Farm is a photovoltaic solar power station in the Gannawarra Shire, 13 kilometres (8.1 mi) west of Kerang in the Australian state of Victoria. It generates up to 60 MWdc electricity and exports up to 50.61 MWAC to the National Electricity Market at 66 kV.
Solar Choice was the originating developer of the Gannawarra Solar Farm securing the site and development approvals in 2013. It was first connected to the grid by Powercor Australia in April 2018. It is 94.9% owned by Wirsol, a brand of Wircon GmbH and 5.1% owned by the developer Edify Energy who will also execute the operations and maintenance contract. It consists of JA Solar modules with ATI DuraTrack mounting system and SMA 2500 SC-EV inverters. It was financed in a single package with the Whitsunday Solar Farm and Hamilton Solar Farm, both in Queensland. The engineering, procurement, and construction was provided by RCR Tomlinson.
- "Gannawarra Solar Farm". Wirsol. Retrieved 4 August 2018.
- "Generation Information Page". Australian Energy Market Operator. 31 July 2018. Retrieved 4 August 2018.
- Parkinson, Giles (18 April 2018). "Gannawarra Solar Farm connects to grid (battery coming soon)". Solar Choice.
- "Gannawarra Solar Farm". RCR Tomlinson. Retrieved 4 August 2018.