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Thursday 12th December 2019

Thank you to Ouyen P-12 College for having us at your Leaders and Mentors day. We hope we inspired the next generation of leaders in the renewable energy sector!

Thursday 17th October 2019

Thank you all for joining us for our Movie Night at the Roxy Theatre.

We hoped you all enjoyed our showing of Top End Wedding and learnt more about the Kiamal Solar Farm.

See you all at our next community event!

Wednesday 5th June 2019

“The biggest solar farm in Victoria has landed finance from a group of Australian and European banks, months after construction began, in what shapes as a ground-breaking project – both for the way it has had to solve connection and finance issues and for a potential huge battery that could be added at a later date.”

Read more: Victoria’s biggest solar farm secures finance, may add huge battery

Wednesday 24th April 2019

“Thirteen of Victoria’s water corporations have banded together to buy electricity from Kiamal Solar Farm in north-west Victoria, at a rate cheaper than would have been possible acting individually.”

Read more: Solar Power Deal To Help Keep Water Bills Down In Victoria

 Saturday 6th April 2019

“Sometimes there are old solutions to new problems. But often the problem would be best avoided in the first place. The developers of one of Australia’s most ambitious solar and eventually battery storage projects encountered precisely this – as the rate of wind and large-scale solar development in Australia outstrips the capabilities of the grid, at least in some locations.”

Read More: Long read: Behind the limited return of the Syncon

Tuesday 23rd October 2018

Thank you to all who came to our information day at the Roxy Theatre for a sausage sizzle and to meet the team.

We hope we answered all your questions about the project.

If not, feel free to contact us at: community@kiamalsolarfarm.com.au

Wednesday 17th October 2018

Total Eren and Hon Lily D’Ambrosio MP, Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change announces the commencement of construction of Stage 1 of Kiamal Solar Farm (256.5 MWp) and when completed will be Victoria’s largest solar farm. Stage 1 of Kiamal Solar Farm has signed three Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) with Mars Australia, Alinta Energy and FlowPower. It is unique as the first solar farm with a co-located synchronous condenser to provide system strength remediation.

Read More: Official Total Eren Press Release

September 2018

Total Eren is pleased to announce the execution of construction contracts and appointment of the following contractors for Stage 1 of Kiamal Solar Farm:

  • Biosar Australia & Canadian Solar: As a consortium, Principal Contractors for the Engineer, Procurement and Construct (EPC) Contract for the solar farm; including design, supply. install, testing and commissioning of the solar farm;
  • Electrix: As Principal Contractor for the Engineer, Procurement and Construct (EPC) Contract for the design, supply, install, testing and commissioning of a synchronous condenser; and
  • TransGrid: As Contestable Works Contractor for the construction, ownership and operations of the new 220 kV Kiamal Terminal Station and Kiamal Solar Farm Collector Substation.