Skylab seeks nod for 800-MW photo voltaic park with storage in Queensland

Australian photo voltaic tracker distributor and mission developer Skylab is in search of a planning allow for an as much as 800-MW photo voltaic mission with 250 MWh of co-located battery storage capability in Queensland.

The corporate has submitted its proposal to Queensland’s Toowoomba Regional Council, official paperwork present.

The Punchs Creek Renewable Power Undertaking envisages the set up of greater than 1.7 million of photovoltaic (PV) panels in Queensland’s Southern Downs area, within the coronary heart of the South West Queensland Renewable Power Zone. The chosen website has direct entry to the Powerlink Transmission Community.

The PV capability is deliberate to be inbuilt two phases of 400 MW every. Constructing actions within the preliminary part, which may also embody the development of the battery storage system, are slated to start in the course of 2024 and take round 18 months. Stage 2 will add an extra 400MW of photo voltaic.

Skylab is the developer behind the 94-MW Gunsynd photo voltaic mission, which is because of enter development within the second quarter of this 12 months in South West Queensland. Its portfolio additionally contains the Springvale Renewable Undertaking that can create a 400-MW photo voltaic park with 100 MWh of battery storage and inexperienced hydrogen manufacturing capability.

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