icon-electricity Variation to electricity generation licence – South Australian Water Corporation (SA Water)

  • Project Released: 3 Feb 2021
  • Project Closes: Apr 2021
  • Contact: Jessica Farrell

Overview

The Commission has received an application from the South Australian Water Corporation (SA Water) to vary its electricity generation licence.

Status

Current status is Submissions

  • Initiate
  • Final
  • Initiate
  • Final
  • Initiate
  • Submissions
  • Final

Submissions

SA Water’s current generation licence authorises the operation of generating plant at various sites. SA Water is seeking to vary its licence to authorise the operation of the following:
  • a ground mounted solar array and battery energy storage system generating plant with a 1.24MVA generating capacity, and a 657kW maximum export capacity, at the Myponga Water Filtration Plant
  • a ground mounted solar array generating plant with a 16.5MW generating capacity, and a 13.4MW maximum export capacity, located at the Mannum Adelaide No.2 Pumping Station, and
  • a ground mounted solar array generating plant with a 16.5MW generating capacity, and a 12.4MW maximum export capacity, located at the Mannum Adelaide No.3 Pumping Station.
The application was subject to a public consultation period which closed on 1 March 2021. The Commission received one submission in relation to the variation request. 
 

Submission policy and disclaimer

The Commission accepts submissions from third parties in good faith. 

Any and all views, statements or opinions expressed by a third party in a submission are those of that third party and the Commission does not necessarily accept or endorse any of those views, statements or opinions.

The Commission may, in its discretion, decide to redact all or part of a submission if it:

  • contains information that cannot be published
  • breaches privacy legislation or other legislation
  • may result in the identification of an individual without their consent
  • contains inflammatory, offensive or inappropriate content
  • is defamatory or slanderous or may expose the Commission to legal action
  • is confidential or commercially sensitive
  • is outside the terms of reference of the review, project or regulatory decision that the submission relates to
  • breaches any intellectual property rights
  • is in breach of any contractual obligations prohibiting disclosure or publication, and/or
  • is otherwise appropriate to redact.

The Commission accepts no liability for, nor makes any warranty in respect of, the accuracy, reliability, currency or completeness of any material or content contained in a submission of a third party and is not liable to any person or organisation named in a submission where it:

  • withholds or fails to withhold a submission and/or personal information from publication
  • redacts parts of a submission in line with its submission policy requirements.

If you use or rely on any material or content contained in a third party submission, you do so solely at your own risk.

Background

Please refer to the variation history in the licence for further information on variations approved by the Commission, pursuant to the criteria in the Electricity Act and the Essential Services Commission Act.