Solar application ‘is yet to arrive’

MILDURA Council is yet to receive a formal planning application from the group planning to build a $660 million solar farm and battery 50km south of Mildura.

Jason Modica

Jason Modica

Lyon Group yesterday announced plans to build a 250MW solar farm alongside what it says is the world’s second-largest battery, with a 160MWh storage capacity, on 600 hectares at Nowingi.

“Council welcomes interest in the development of large-scale solar projects in the Sunraysia region,” a council spokesman said.

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