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Wirsol Energy expands solar farm portfolio

WIRSOL Energy
Location
Queensland
Victoria
Investment
Solar
Category
Renewable energy

Adding solar to the grid

Wirsol Energy Pty Ltd solar farms at Clermont in Queensland and near Mildura in Victoria are generating energy to the grid.

2
solar farms
200MW
combined
65,000
homes

The CEFC has committed $110 million in senior secured debt towards WIRSOL's 110MW Wemen Solar Farm near Mildura in Victoria and up to $97 million in senior secured debt towards its 90MW Clermont Solar Farm 400km west of Rockhampton in Queensland.

Wemen Solar Farm is expected to produce enough power to supply nearly 34,000 homes while Clermont is expected to produce enough to supply nearly 31,000 homes.

Large-scale solar is finally growing at a pace and making a real impact in Australia's energy mix. We will seek to maintain the strong community interest throughout the construction period and into operations scheduled for early next year.
John Cole
Edify Energy

WIRSOL owns three other solar farms financed by the CEFC: the Gannawarra, Hamilton and Whitsunday Solar Farms. The CEFC committed a total of $77 million to the three projects with a total of 165MW (AC) capacity as part of a syndicate also involving Commonwealth Bank and Germany's Nord/LB.

 

Queensland, Victoria, Solar, Renewable energy