Finance secured for Parkes’ Goonumbla Solar Farm

Financing has been secured for the Goonumbla Solar Farm near Parkes, which will supply power to more than 45,000 homes.

The Parkes Champion-Post is reporting Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV), part of Abdul Latif Jameel Energy and a leading global developer of renewable utility-scale projects, has closed the financing agreement.

Located approximately 10km west of Parkes the plant will be connected to the national grid and produce approximately 195,000 MWh of clean energy per year.

FRV foresees the creation of up to 150 jobs during the construction phase, 5 of which are expected to l remain once operational.

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