UGL delivered the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC), testing and commissioning of the first stage of the Kidston 50MW Solar Farm for Genex Power Limited, including the associated substation and grid connection.
The project scope included constructing a single axis tracking system located on a disused tailings dam from the former Kidston gold mine
Kidston Solar Farm is commissioned and generating power to the grid and UGL is providing operations and maintenance (O&M) at the solar farm for an initial five-year period.
The Kidston Solar Project is in Northern Queensland on the site of the historical Kidston Gold Mine, around 270 kilometres north-west of Townsville and co-located with the future 250MW Kidston hydro pumped storage power generation project. Once a new transmission line has been built to site, stage two of the solar project will expand total capacity of the project to 270MW.
Genex is a power generation development company, focused on innovative clean energy generation and electricity storage solutions.
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