Victoria's Solar Energy Facilities

The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning has not always tracked the development of solar energy facilities in Victoria. The information below has, in most cases, come from local councils and other sources. While all endeavours are made to ensure the information is complete, accurate and current, it should not be assumed to be 100% correct. If you have corrections or additions to the information below, please contact Development.Approvals@delwp.vic.gov.au.

StatusCapacity (MW)
Operating550.2
Approved (not operational)4507.5
Planning permit application lodged and process underway961
Under construction710
TOTAL6728.7

Operating

ProjectMaximum Power (MW)OperatorLocationCommissioned
Bannerton88Foresight Solar Fund11 km south of RobinvaleSeptember 2018
Echuca Solar Project5ACEnergy6 km south of EchucaJuly 2020
Gannawarra60Wirsol & Edify Energy14 km west of KerangApril 2018
Girgarre Project5ACEnergy3 km south west of GirgarreJuly 2020
Karadoc112BayWa r.e.26 km south of MilduraDecember 2018
Mildura3.2B Electric19 km south of Mildura 
Numurkah128Neoen3.5km east of WunghnuJuly 2019
Numurkah Apsu5Apsu3km north west of Numurkah 
Robinvale9.2Murray River Energy Company2 km south of RobinvaleJuly 2020
Scato Plus Compost Heliostatic0.5Raygen6 km north east of Newbridge 
Stanhope Project5ACEnergy5 km south west of StanhopeJuly 2020
Swan Hill19.3Impact Investment Group3 km west of Swan HillJuly 2018
Wemen110Wirsol30 km south west of RobinvaleOctober 2018
TOTAL526   

Approved (not operational)

ProposalMaximum Power (MW)ProponentLocationApprovedAmended
Axedale180UPC Renewables7.5 km north east of AxedaleMarch 2020 
Baringhup75RES2 km west of BaringupDecember 2019 
Bendigo55BayWa r.e.8 km east of Bridgewater  
Carag Carag12Enerpac Australia7 km west of StanhopeMay 2019 
Carisbrook90IB VOGT GMBH5 km east of CarisbrookJune 2018 
Carwarp100Canadian Solar Group30 km south of Mildura  
Congupna68X-Elio5 km north east of Congupna  
Derby100ACEnergy6 km south east of Bridgewater  
Fifth Street, Merebin7.5Powervault Global7 km west of Mildura  
Frasers75South Energy5 km north of GlengarrySeptember 2020 
Gannawarra Stage 2300Wirsol & Edify Energy15 west of Kerang  
Girgarre Solar85Enel Green Power Australia6 km south west of GirgarreMay 2018 
Girgarre Project 25ACEnergy1.5km south of Girgarre  
Glenrowan140Esco Pacific2 km south west of GlenrowanFebruary 2019 
Goorambat75South Energy2 km south of Goorambat  
Goorambat Stewarton (East)250Neoen2 km south of Goorambat  
Greentech 25ACEnergy4.5 km south of YarroweyahJuly 2019 
Greentech 35ACEnergy13 km north of Rochester  
Greentech 55ACEnergy12 km east of Shepparton  
Greentech 65ACEnergy3 km north of Tatura  
Greentech 85ACEnergy2 km south west of RaywoodAugust 2020 
Horsham130Esco Pacific4 km east of HorshamDecember 2017 
Kerang Acciona40Acciona2 km south of KerangAugust 2017 
Kerang CleanGen 160CleanGen4 km south of KerangAugust 2012 
Kerang CleanGen 260CleanGen7 km south of KerangJanuary 2013 
Kerang Greenswitch50Greenswitch5 km south of KerangJanuary 2013 
Laceby70Bison Energy5 km north east of GlenrowanSeptember 2020 
Lancaster80Esco Pacific8 km east of KyabramDecember 2018 
Lemnos100Neoen8 km north east of Shepparton  
Macorna100KIG Energy15 km west of Cohuna  
Maffra30ARP Australian Solar2 km north east of MaffraJuly 2018 
Mallee250Energy Australia20 km south of Mildura  
Moira 3 IB VOGT90John Symes2.5 km south of Wungnhu  
Mokoan30Lightsource BP9 km west of Glenrowan  
Murra Warra235RES22 km south of WarracknabealDecember 2017 
Naring60Lightsource BP10 km east of NumurkahFebruary 2019 
Nhill5Vibe Energy2.5 km south of NhillAugust 2020 
Nowingi250Lyon Group45 km south of MilduraJanuary 2017 
Numurkah Project5ACEnergy5 km north of NumurkahFebruary 2019 
Numurkah Project 25ACEnergy3 km north of NumurkahApril 2019 
Ouyen10BayWa r.e.1.5 km north of OuyenApril 2017 
Prairie240Pacific Hydro3 km west of MitiamoJanuary 2019 
Raywood200South Energy6 km south west of Raywood  
Red Cliffs28Australian Solar Group25 km south of MilduraOctober 2015 
SSE 331 Sydney Road5Southern Sustainable Electric4 km east of BenallaAugust 2020 
Stanhope30Globird2 km east of StanhopeMarch 2020 
Stanhope Project 25ACEnergy5 km south east of StanhopeJune 2019 
Stanhope Project 35ACEnergy3 km south of Stanhope  
Stanhope Project 45ACEnergy3 km east of Stanhope  
Stanhope Project 55ACEnergy2.5 km north west of Stanhope  
Tallygaroopna30X-Elio2 km east of Tallygaroopna  
Tatura East45CleanGen6 km east of Tatura  
Tragowel430Tragowel Pty Ltd16 km south of KerangOctober 2018 
Wangaratta20Countryside solar5 km east of WangarattaNovember 2017 
Wodonga50Wodonga Solar Power10 km north east of ChilternFebruary 2018 
Wungnhu Project5ACEnergy1.5 km south of WungnhuApril 2019 
Wungnhu Solar102X-Elio1.5 km north west of WungnhuDecember 2017 
TOTAL4507.5    

Planning Permit application lodged and process underway

ProposalMaximum
Power (MW)
ProponentLocationNew or Amended Permit
Corop400Leeson Group6 km north west of RushworthNew
Goornong5ACEnergy19 km north-east of BendigoNew
Greengold Numurkah5GreenGold Energy4 km north-east of NumurkahNew
GVCE Mooroopna18GVCE Mooroopna Solar Pty Ltd1 km south of MooroopnaNew
Inverleigh19Inverleigh Wind Farm6 km south of InverleighNew
Kennedys Creek145South Energy5 km north east of BenallaNew
Ledcourt5Greentech16 km north-west of StawellNew
Mokoan 230Lightsource BP9 km west of GlenrowanNew
Morwell70ARP Australian Solar Pty Ltd3.5 km south-east of MorwellNew
Newstead10Renewable Newstead2.5km west of NewsteadNew
Ravenswood63FRV Services12.5 km north east of MaldonNew
Toolern Vale16Tetris Energy Pty Ltd5.5km west of Diggers RestNew
Viewbank75FRV Services4 km east of StanhopeNew
Winton North100Marble Solar4 km west of GlenrowanNew
TOTAL961   

Under construction

ProjectMaximum Power (MW)ProponentLocation
Cohuna34Leeson Group8.5 km south of Cohuna
Glenrowan West130Overland Sun Farming / Wirtgen Invest5 km west of Glenrowan
Katamatite Project5ACEnergy3.5 km north of Katamatite
Kiamal350Eren Renewable Energy4 km north of Ouyen
Winton85FRV9 km west of Glenrowan
Yatpool106Overland Solar Farming22 km south of Mildura
TOTAL710 

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