BayWa r.e. connects 106 MW solar farm in Australia to the grid
Post date: 29/04/2021 - 10:16
The Australian subsidiary of German renewable energy project developer BayWa r.e. Renewable Energy AG has connected the »Yatpool« solar farm with a capacity of 106 MW to the grid in the Australian state of Victoria. The 255-hectare solar plant in the northern part of the state had already been completed at the end of 2019. However, commissioning was reportedly delayed by 18 months due to grid congestion in the national power grid. The offtaker for the solar power is utility Flow Power.
According to Fleur Yaxley, managing director of BayWa r.e. Projects Australia Pty Ltd, it is the third major solar project in Australia. The continent wants to increase its share of renewable energies in the electricity mix to 41 percent by 2030.