Clean energy for queensland

Neoen Australia

We own and operate SA’s big battery

Sharing Benefits

Making a difference in local communities

OVERVIEW

The Western Downs Green Power Hub is a large solar farm project in advanced development and near-construction.

At a size of 480 MWp once built, it will be Australia’s largest operating solar farm. The site also holds up to 150MW battery energy storage potential.

SOLAR

Solar farms are quiet, with the same solar panels you would place on your roof – there are just more of them.

BATTERY

Battery storage allows us to store the wind and solar energy and provide it to the grid whenever it’s needed.

LOCATION

The project is located 22km south-east of Chinchilla in the Western Downs Region, in close proximity to a transmission line and less than 6kms from Queensland Powerlink’s Western Downs Sub-station.

BENEFITS

FOR LOCAL FARMERS

Significant income paid
to local land owners plus up to 10 ongoing jobs

For the climate

Producing more than
1,080 GWh of renewable energy per year

For your community

Up to $100,000 per year
funding for local community initiatives and projects

PROJECT LIFECYCLE

NEWS

Neoen & CleanCo sign landmark deal

Neoen & CleanCo sign landmark deal

Neoen has signed a 352 MWp power purchase agreement with CleanCo Queensland in one of Australia's most substantial renewable energy agreements to date, enabling us to move ahead with building Western Downs Green Power Hub. At 460 to 480 MWp it will become Australia's...

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Cultural Heritage Survey

Cultural Heritage Survey

Cultural Heritage Survey A cultural heritage survey of the entire solar farm project site has recently been completed by Cultural Heritage Solutions and Cultural Heritage Management Australia with representatives from the Traditional Owners, the Barunggam. Several...

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Job and supplier register – EOI

Job and supplier register – EOI

As we prepare for the construction of the Western Down Green Power Hub, Neoen invites interested parties to register their job and/or supplier interest. We are committed to supporting the local economy, and welcome local engagement. We will be hosting a local...

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Numurkah Solar Farm, VIC

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Neoen produce affordable reliable electricity from natural renewable sources such as the sun and wind.

With 12 years’ experience behind us, our technologies are tried, tested and proven. Our South Australian Big Battery has been keeping the lights on in SA since 2017, and saved consumers over $116 million in 2019 alone !

We own and operate all of the projects we build (rather than developing them to be sold) and as long-term neighbours we are committed to sharing the benefits with surrounding communities.

This dedication to community and environment has made us a renewable energy developer of choice across Australia.