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Kidston Solar Project

Genex Power is proposing to construct a 320 MW PV solar farm with 330 MW pumped storage hydroelectric scheme, using former mine pits and their stored water.

The site is about 270km north west of Townsville, near the township of Georgetown.

The solar project is co-located with The Kidston Pumped Storage Hydro Project and will be developed in two stages. The first 50MW stage is expected to be completed in 2018 when the second 270MW phase is planned to begin development.

The solar project received development approval in April 2018. Stage 1 of 50 MW was completed in September 2018.

Company: Genex

Capacity (MW): 320

Status: Operating

Start Year: 2019

Technology: Photovoltaic

Fuel: Solar

Estimated Output: 883

Source of Information: http://www.genexpower.com.au/the-kidston-solar-project-phase-one-50mw.html and http://www.genexpower.com.au/the-kidston-solar-project-phase-two-270mw.html (January 2017))


  • Old Kidston Road
    Kidston, Queensland 4871