Construction Update – July/August 2018

Construction Update – July/August 2018

The Coleambally Solar Farm project has achieved some significant milestones throughout the month of July and early August 2018. All the solar farm’s equipment is installed and farm is connected into the transmission network now. The substation and the connection works were achieved on schedule which is a significant for the project. The solar farm’s equipment is being energized and first generation is expected shortly then going through a slow ramp-up of production over the coming weeks.

Construction crews and equipment are being demobilized from site with a key focus now being on tidy-up works, finishing the electrical installations, energization of inverters and completion of all testing and commissioning activities over the coming weeks. Recent key milestones achieved:

  • Installation of 100% of piles;
  • Installation of 100% of trackers;
  • Installation of  100% of all solar panels;
  • Completion and connection of the solar farm’s substation to the transmission network on schedule;
  • 35% + of electrical installations;
  • Start of  testing and commissioning activities;

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