Limondale Site Journal

Construction of Australias biggest PV power plant

Belectric is building a new solar photovoltaic plant at Limondale with a installed capacity of 349 megawatts. This large-scale plant will be located in Australia at Balranald, New South Wales. The solar farm will be made up of approximately 872,000 panels and cover an area of 900 hectares which is equivalent in size to around 415 football fields. Full commercial operation is expected mid of 2020.

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349000

kWp installed capacity

872000

modules

9000000

square meter

Limondale Project

2019
07/06/2019

Module wiring commenced

  • PV panels and tracker systems that are already mechanically complete and inverter modules are now being electrically connected
  • Commissioning works on small substation started
  • The SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) system is being set-up and tested. This will allow remote monitoring of the solar farm.
29/05/2019

Construction update may 2019

10/05/2019

Works for Limondale 1 have begun

Works for Limondale 1 have begun
28/04/2019

Next steps

limondale -Sub-structure built for 3 blocks in Limondale 2
  • Sub-structure built for 3 blocks in Limondale 2
  • Trench from Trackers to 22KV switchroom completed
  • 22kv switchroom is in place
  • AC cables from field to switchroom have begun to be laid
05/04/2019

PV panels ready for installation

Tracker installation at limondale project
31/03/2019

Tracker structures are being assembled

Limondale - PV panels ready for installation
21/03/2019

First MVPS has been placed on the pad

First MVPS on pad at Limondale
04/03/2019

Pile-ramming is in full swing with crews accelerating their pace

Limondale - First MVPS has been placed on the pad
22/02/2019

The site offices and amenities are fully operational for Belectric and Downer

Limondale Site and Laydown Area
02/02/2019

PV Panels and cables delivered

Limondale - PV Panels and cables delivered