Grid push next step

SOLAR farm producers have backed The Nationals’ vote away from renewable energy production to focus on grid infrastructure, saying there’s nowhere to send the energy.

It comes after Ceramet Solar this week abandoned its 100MW plans for its Carwarp Demo Facility.

The consensus among solar energy providers looking to the north-west of Victoria yesterday was that grid capacity in the region was critical.

Syncline Energy managing director Phil Galloway said the Bannerton Solar Project had already gained access to the Wemen sub-station, but understood there was not much capacity in the grid leftover.

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