Solar and farming.
Growing our energy future.

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Project updates

Keep up to date on the Birriwa Solar Farm project

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Information session at Dunedoo for Birriwa Solar Farm

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Visit our new Gulgong Project Office 79B Herbert Street

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Scoping report submitted to the DPIE

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Download the project information fact sheet to learn about the project

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Project timeline

The project Scoping Report has been submitted. The Department of Primary Industry & Environment (DPIE) have issued project specific Secretary’s Environmental Assessment Requirements (SEARs) that we will include in an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).

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Scoping Report

A scoping report for the project was submitted to the DPIE. DPIE have issued project specific Secretary’s Environmental Assessment Requirements (SEARs) that we will include in an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).

In Progress

Consultation and preparation of planning documents

On-going technical, environmental and social impact assessments will inform the project submissions. Members of the community are regularly invited to meet the project team and find out more about the project

Planned

Development consent

Documents lodged to government for assessment and approval to proceed

Planned

Design and engineering

Detailed design of the solar farm and associated infrastructure

Planned

Construction

Site works for the construction of the solar farm

Scoping Report 100% complete

A scoping report for the project was submitted to the DPIE. DPIE have issued project specific Secretary’s Environmental Assessment Requirements (SEARs) that we will include in an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).

Consultation and preparation of planning documents 50% complete

On-going technical, environmental and social impact assessments will inform the project submissions. Members of the community are regularly invited to meet the project team and find out more about the project

Development consent 0% complete

Documents lodged to government for assessment and approval to proceed

Design and engineering 0% complete

Detailed design of the solar farm and associated infrastructure

Construction 0% complete

Site works for the construction of the solar farm

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Community

Our aim is for the project to become a valuable long-term part of the community and local economy for many years to come, helping to maintain the rural fabric of the region and its people.