$130m solar farm and battery approved for NSW Riverina

Renewable energy company ESCO Pacific has received approvals from the New South Wales government to build a new solar farm and batteries that could provide green power to about 37,500 homes in the state.

The Sydney Morning Herald is reporting the $130 million, 100-megawatt solar farm and 25-megawatt battery will be built near West Wyalong in the New South Wales Riverina region.

ESCO Pacific said construction will begin towards the end of 2019, or by early 2020 at the latest.

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