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RWE Renewables Australia

Limondale Solar Farm

Project introduction

RWE owns and operates a solar photovoltaic plant at Limondale with an installed capacity of 249 MW. This large-scale plant is located in Australia at Balranald, New South Wales. The solar farm is made up of approximately 872,000 panels and covers an area of 770 hectares.

Full commercial operation has started in 2021.

Status: In operation

Site location

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Facts & figures

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south of Balranald, west of intersection of Yanga Way with Balranald Road

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approx. 00


00 MW DC

Installed capacity

(249 MW AC)


Full commercial operation

$ 00 /year

Limondale Solar Farm Community Benefit Fund

Benefits of the project

The project provides a number of benefits to the local and wider community including:

  • creating employment opportunities, including a peak workforce of between 300-400 contractors during construction and seven full-time positions since operation started in 2021

  • generate enough electricity to power up to 105,000 homes each year

  • assisting New South Wales to meet the renewable energy targets established under the NSW Government’s Renewable Energy Action Plan

  • an annual $40 000 Community Benefit fund to provide financial support for priority and worthy social development and community focused initiatives and events

Construction Update 2020

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Limondale Solar Plant | RWE


Limondale Solar Plant | RWE


Limondale Solar Plant | RWE


Limondale Solar Plant | RWE


Limondale Solar Plant | RWE


Limondale Solar Plant | RWE


Limondale Solar Plant | RWE


Limondale Solar Plant | RWE


Limondale Solar Plant | RWE


Limondale Solar Plant | RWE

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Power Purchase Agreements – the energy supply of the future

RWE is a global renewable energy player with a well diversified 10 GW renewables portfolio.

Like you, we have recognised the need to make changes to our business and deliver products and services that fit the changing nature of how companies view their:

  • energy consumption / efficiency
  • energy spend
  • energy / sustainability reporting to your stakeholders

RWE is now active in the Australian market through its inaugural renewable energy project, Limondale, a two stage 249 MW large scale solar operation near Balranald in the south west of New South Wales.

Our commercial team is actively seeking contracting opportunities for the output of the plant with various end users. We also realise that each customer’s requirements are different so we are ready to discuss your specific requirements.

Further information you can find here.

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