Stubbo Solar Farm

Farming and renewable energy working together

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Project details

The Stubbo Solar Farm will convert the abundant sunshine from across the Central West region of NSW into enough clean renewable energy to power more than 150,000 NSW homes.

The project is expected to create up to 400 jobs during construction, up to 10 ongoing jobs and contracting opportunities for local suppliers and businesses.

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Jobs

Construction Jobs:

400

Jobs

Ongoing jobs:

10

Solar Energy

Solar technology:

Single axis tracking

Generation capacity

Generation Capacity:

400 MW

Renewable energy

Renewable energy:

100 GWh a year

Number of homes supplied

Homes supplied:

150,000

Greenhouse gasses

CO2 reduction:

600,000 tonnes a year

Energy storage battery

Storage:

Investigating battery

Our community

Community

The project will bring farming and renewable energy together, creating jobs and economic development and helping to maintain the community’s close agricultural link to the land.

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Stubbo Solar Farm location map

Location

The project site is located across a study area of 1,750 hectares of cleared grazing land in the locality of Stubbo, 10 kilometres north of Gulgong. The small rural area is characterised by its flat open land with a relatively small number of nearby residences.

Detailed location information

Project timeline

Scoping report

Complete

Consultation and preparation of planning documents

Ongoing

Development consent

Design and engineering

Construction

News and updates

12 January 2021 Project updates

Stubbo Solar Farm EIS on public exhibition

The Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Stubbo Solar Farm has now […] Read More

11 November 2020 Project updates

Key feedback at Community Information Session

Valuable feedback on the proposed 400-megawatt Stubbo Solar Farm was provided on several key issues at the Community Information Session held late last month in Gulgong. Read More

19 October 2020 Project updates

Stubbo Solar Farm Community Information Session

A community Information Drop-in Session will be held in Gulgong this month, providing the local community an opportunity to inspect plans and provide their feedback… Read More

4 August 2020 Project updates

Extra land added to project study area

An additional section of grazing land has been added to the study area for the 400 megawatt Stubbo Solar Farm, after ongoing discussions with the local landowners. Read More

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