The Chichester Transmission and Solar Project (EPC) is being delivered by Downer Utilities for Alinta Energy.
The project is approximately 100 km north of Newman in Western Australia, within the East Pilbara Shire Council area.
It comprises a utility-scale 60MW solar farm, new substation at FMG Christmas Creek and Cloudbreak Mine sites, and substation expansion at Roy Hill Mine.
The project will connect to the 220kV Roy Hill to Cloudbreak power transmission line. The proposed solar PV field will occupy ~150 ha & consist of ~150,000 panels mounted on a single axis tracking system. The transmission line will include 60 km of transmission infrastructure.SHOW LESS