icon-electricity Electricity generation licence application – Peterborough Solar Farm Pty Ltd

  • Project Released: 21 Nov 2017
  • Project Closes: 14 Feb 2018
  • Contact: Julie Dixon

Overview

The Commission received an application from Peterborough Solar Farm Pty Ltd (Peterborough Solar Farm) for an electricity generation licence. The applicant is seeking to operate a solar generation plant with a total maximum export capacity capped at 4.9 megawatts (MW).

Status

Current status is Final

  • Initiate
  • Submissions
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Final

On 14 February 2018, the Essential Services Commission issued an electricity generation licence to Peterborough Solar Farm to enable the operation of a solar generation plant with a total maximum export capacity capped at 4.9MW.

The Commission assessed Peterborough Solar Farm’s application for an electricity generation licence against the relevant provisions of the Electricity Act 1996 and the Essential Services Commission Act 2002 and determined that all relevant criteria under those Acts have been satisfied. 

Peterborough Solar Farm applied for an electricity generation licence on 9 November 2017. The Commission undertook a round of public consultation in relation to the application and has reviewed and considered the submissions received. In making its assessment, the Commission also sought technical advice from the Australian Energy Market Operator and the Technical Regulator. 

A copy of the Peterborough Solar Farm licence may be accessed below.