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Clermont Solar Farm

 
 

About Clermont Solar Farm

Clermont Solar Farm will be a single-axis tracking project, located the town of Clermont, 106km north of Emerald, Queensland. The site will have an installed capacity of approx. 89-megawatt peak (MWp) DC and will span an area of approximately 497 acres.

Owned by WIRCON GmbH, parent company of WIRSOL, Australia’s largest integrated renewable energy developer*, Clermont will be their third large-scale solar operation in the state of Queensland. WIRSOL is working hard to realise renewable energy systems of all sizes, using our extensive experience gathered from building more than 800MWp of renewable energy projects internationally.

Clermont Solar Farm is financed by the CEFC (Clean Energy Finance Corporation) and will commence construction in February 2018, with an active timeline of 9 months. Once operational, the solar farm will produce enough energy to power approx. 31,000 homes in the region, whilst preventing the emission of approx. 107,000 tonnes of C02.

*SERAnalytics, November 2017.

 
 

 

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Quick Facts

Installed Capacity
89,216 kWp DC

Number of Panels Installed
275,442

Estimated Energisation
October 2018

Tonnes of C02 Saved (per year)
184,000

Average Homes Powered
31,000

*based on an average Australian household electricity use of 17.5 kWh/household/day, 17.5 x 365 = 6387.5. gov.au, 2017

Download Clermont Solar Farm fact sheet here.

Community

Community engagement is important to us at WIRSOL and to the successful development and construction of Clermont Solar Farm. Throughout the construction phase there will be scheduled events for members of the local community to engage with both WIRSOL and RCR Tomlinson. Whilst sharing an understanding on the project’s benefits and construction updates during these sessions, there will also be the opportunity to visit the solar project, share feedback and receive support surrounding the impact of the project.

Stay up to date with the scheduled community and construction milestone events. Download the latest information for the next community event here.

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News

Keep informed about Clermont Solar Farm throughout the construction period and ongoing operations. WIRSOL will provide regular news updates and the latest media releases regarding the site's progress.

Partnerships

We stand for quality, responsibility, sustainability and service whilst working hand in hand with our partners.

 

Contractor Enquiry

For local vendor opportunities and general contractor enquiries, please contact clermont.eoi@rcrtom.com.au

Download RCR Tomlinson’s Local Vendor Opportunities below.


Contact Us

For all general enquiries, complaints and feedback regarding Clermont Solar Farm, please get in touch via our contact form below, or why not phone and leave a message for our friendly team on 1300 815 970.

We look forward to your feedback and will be pleased to assist you. 

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