Ouyen boost: Kiamal Solar Farm on schedule

Construction at the Kiamal Solar Farm.
Construction at the Kiamal Solar Farm.

KIAMAL Solar Farm near Ouyen is one-third complete and on track to be operational by the end of the year.

With a capacity of 265mW, Kiamal will be the largest solar power plant in Victoria with 718,000 Photovoltaics (PV) panels covering more than 500 hectares and capable of powering more than 133,000 homes.

“It’s progressing well,” Total Eren regional director Michael Vawser said yesterday. “There’s hundreds of megawatts of solar panels on the site – a lot of those are installed now.”

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