West Wyalong solar project wins approval

The NSW Government has approved a new $135 million solar facility in West Wyalong.

Mirage News is reporting that Executive Director of Energy and Resource Assessments Mike Young said the project would generate up to 300 jobs during the construction phase, and provide around 90 megawatts of clean, renewable energy.

The project includes a battery storage facility which will store solar energy for dispatch into the grid outside of daylight hours and during periods of peak demand, improving stability and reliability across the network.

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