Elgin Energy Secures Approval for 150-MW Solar Plant with Storage in Victoria, Australia

British solar and storage developer Elgin Energy has achieved a significant milestone in its global expansion efforts with the of a planning permit to construct a 150-MW solar plant, alongside an system, in the Australian state of .

This ambitious project stands as Elgin Energy's largest hybrid initiative to date, as highlighted in a recent social media update by the company.

The approval for the Elaine Solar Farm, complemented by a 250-MWh battery energy storage system (BESS), was granted on May 3 following a meticulous clearance process, with Urbis serving as Elgin's consultant.

Elgin Australia aims to bolster its presence in the region with a robust project exceeding 4 GW across the states of Victoria, New South Wales, and Queensland, underscoring its commitment to driving sustainable energy solutions in Australia.

Earlier this year, Elgin Energy received development approval for a 60-MW solar project with a co-located BESS in Victoria, further solidifying its position as a key player in the country's landscape.


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