Solar panels arrive

The first of Ross River Solar Farm’s 413,000 solar panels have arrived, having come via the Port of Townsville. Manufactured by JA Solar, the high-performance solar panels look very similar to those installed on rooftops, only larger. Careful planning will go into the...

What’s happening onsite

Construction workers have established the site office, workshop facilities, a car park, levelled pads for the substation and a new site entrance. A new perimeter fence has been installed around the whole site. Installation of the steel piling supports for the solar...

Notice to residents

Construction of the Ross River Solar Farm has commenced. To reduce dust affecting nearby residents, construction personnel are using water trucks to wet down areas where land disturbance is occurring. With water restrictions in place, our firm intent is to use...

Media Release – Site Preparation Underway

Initial site preparation works are starting at the $225 million Ross River Solar Farm site, Townsville’s newest large scale solar plant. Construction of the 148 megawatt (MW) solar farm, located 20 kilometres south of Townsville, is expected to begin in September....

Ross River Solar Farm is hiring

Construction of the $225 million Ross River Solar Farm – Townsville’s newest solar project – is underway. Local employment matters to us. Around 250 jobs will be created during construction, with a further five full time and ten part time jobs available...