Byron Shire Council Commits Cash For 5MW Solar Farm Project

| June 3, 2019

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The planning, design and tender process will soon get under way for Byron Shire Council’s 5MW solar farm, which will be the largest PV power plant in the region.Byron Shire is a local government area located in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales. Its towns and localities include Byron Bay, Mullumbimby and Brunswick Heads.During May’s Council meeting, it was resolved to allocate $465,000 to progress the PV project to detailed feasibility (pre-build) and procurement phase.To be situated adjacent to the Resource Recovery Centre at Myocum on Dingo Lane, the solar farm is expected to generate enough clean electricity to offset all council’s electricity use – and then some.

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