Axedale Solar Farm

The Axedale Solar Farm is a proposed 160 megawatts located on a 365 hectare non-irrigated site seven kilometres north east of the small central Victorian township of Axedale. It could also include a battery energy storage system with a capacity of up to 50 megawatt hours and used either to dispatch energy to the grid at times of high energy demand or provide system strength to the network when required.

Location

Axedale, Victoria

Benefits

  • Up to 160 megawatts capacity and produce around 380,000 megawatt hours per annum
  • Help reduce greenhouse gas emissions by more than 200,000 tonnes a year; the equivalent of taking about 45,000 cars off the road
  • Power more than 55,000 typical Victorian homes

Project stage

Planning granted by the City of Greater Bendigo and Campaspe Shire Council. Completion of a Cultural Heritage Management Plan in cooperation with the Taungurung Land and Waters Council.

Learn more

www.axedalesolarfarm.com.au

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