Electricity generation licence application – Bottle In Hand Pty Ltd
- Project Released: 14 Apr 2021
- Project Closes: May 2021
- Contact: Jessica Farrell
The Commission has received an application from Bottle In Hand Pty Ltd for an electricity generation licence to operate a 284.9 kilo-volt amperes (kVA) total site capacity solar generating plant with a maximum export limit of 165 kilowatt (kW), located at Woodside.
Current status is Initiate
The Commission has received an application from Bottle In Hand Pty Ltd for an electricity generation licence in accordance with the Electricity Act 1996 (Electricity Act). The applicant is seeking to operate a 284.9 kilo-volt amperes (kVA) total site capacity solar generating plant with a maximum export limit of 165 kilowatt (kW), located at the Bird In Hand Winery, 150 Pfeiffer Road, Woodside.
In assessing an electricity generation licence application, the Commission considers the application against the relevant licensing provisions set out in the Electricity Act. It will also have regard to its primary objective under the Essential Services Commission Act 2002, being the protection of the long-term interests of South Australian consumers with respect to the price, quality and reliability of essential services, and other factors as they apply to the Commission's role as an economic regulator of the South Australian electricity industry.
In making its assessment, the Commission considers advice from the Office of the Technical Regulator. Matters related to health and environment protection are regulated under separate legislative frameworks.
The application is subject to a public consultation period closing on 12 May 2021. The Commission welcomes submissions on any matters relevant to the application.