NSW Government approves $430m Wollar solar farm

A 290MW solar farm planned for construction in New South Wales coal country in the greater Hunter region has won the final green light from the state government’s department of planning.

Renew Economy is reporting the $431m Wollar solar farm, which would also have a 30MW/30MWh battery storage system, has been approved by the NSW planning minister, for construction between the towns of Denman and Mudgee.

The project, which is expected to create up to 320 construction jobs, is being developed by the Australian company of the same name, Wollar Solar Development Pty Ltd, which was established in 2017 to build utility-scale solar generation projects.

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