icon-electricity Electricity generation licence application – The Barossa Council

  • Project Released: 24 Mar 2021
  • Project Closes: May 2021
  • Contact: Jessica Farrell


The Commission has received an application from The Barossa Council for an electricity generation licence to operate a 197.5 kilowatt (generating capacity) solar generating plant with a 65 kilowatt (export limit), located at Tanunda. 


Current status is Final

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  • Submissions
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The Commission issued an electricity generation licence to The Barossa Council for the operation of a 197.5 kilowatt (kW) (generating capacity) rooftop solar generating plant with a 65kW (maximum export level), located at Tanunda.

The Commission undertook a round of public consultation in relation to the application and received no submissions from stakeholders.

The Commission assessed The Barossa Council 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. It has therefore approved the application.

A copy of The Barossa Council licence may be accessed below.