The Project

Green Light Contractors Pty Ltd has been awarded with the EPC contract for the New England Solar Farm (NESF) – Stage one with UPC. The project is located within Uralla Shire Council (USC) in the Northern Tablelands region of New South Wales. NESF is located approximately 6km north-east of Uralla, 15km south of Armidale and 80km north of Tamworth. The New England Solar Farm will occupy a 3,362-hectare site.

Stage one includes a 400MWAC solar farm, 33/330kV Substation, and an operations and maintenance building (O&M Building).

The solar farm will convert energy from solar radiation into electrical energy which will then be fed into the electricity grid. Approximately 978,576 Photovoltaic modules will be mounted onto a horizontal single-axis tracking system that follows the path of the sun.

Using inverters and step-up transformers, the PCUs will convert the DC electrical energy into AC electrical energy at an optimized reticulation voltage, anticipated to be 33 kV.

PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS

Sydney Metro City & Southwest

Sydney Metro is a new stand alone railway network that will revolutionise the way Sydney travels.

Development of Bango Wind Farm

CWP Renewables is developing the Bango Wind Farm project in NSW.  Project Approval for the Bango Wind Farm was granted in December 2018 for the construction and operation of 46 wind turbines and associated infrastructure including a substation and transformers, underground and overhead cabling, operations and maintenance facility and access tracks.  The EPC Contract has been awarded to General Electric International Inc. (GE).

Australia JP9711-1 Core Simulation Capability (CSimC) Australia

In March 2019, the Australian Chief Information Officer Group (CIOG) awarded the JP9711-1 Core Simulation Capability to the Lockheed Martin Team. 

METZ Solar Farm

The Metz Solar Project involves the construction, operation and commissioning of a 115 megawatt (MWac) solar farm and associated infrastructure in the area of Metz, 15km east of Armidale, NSW.

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