Solar Choice, in partnership with the developer Solar Fields, is to build a 4 megawatt solar farm on a traffic island created by the new Majura Parkway which is under construction in the ACT.
The Majura Parkway will link the Federal Highway at Gungahlin, north of Canberra, to the Monaro Highway, west of Canberra Airport. The solar farm will be on land leased from the Mount Majura Vinyard near the northern end of the new road. The lease contains a "withdrawal clause" as part of the land is on the proposed route for a possible future fast train line.
The $4.5 million project is planned for completion in 2013.