Approval granted for electricity generation licence application – Iberdrola Energy Markets
10 Dec 2021
On 8 December 2021, the Commission issued an electricity generation licence to Iberdrola Energy Markets Pty Limited for the operation of a solar and wind generating plant, with a total generating capacity of 309 megawatts (MW), and maximum export limit of 270MW. The generating plant will be located at the Port Augusta Renewable Energy Park facility, eight kilometres south of Port Augusta.
The Commission assessed this application against the relevant provisions within the Electricity Act 1996 and the Essential Services Commission Act 2002 and determined that all relevant criteria under those Acts have been satisfied. It has therefore approved the application.
A copy of the licence may be accessed through the project page below.