Sun Brilliance plans 25 MW Solar Farm near Perth

Sun Brilliance, a Perth-based solar power systems integrator, is progressing plans to set up a 25 MW Solar Power Plant on 60 ha of land on the outskirts of Perth for a project cost of $42 Million.

Sun Brilliance, a Perth-based solar power systems integrator, is progressing plans to set up a 25 MW Solar Power Plant on 60 ha of land on the outskirts of Perth for a project cost of $42 Million.


When completed, the Sun Brilliance 25 MW solar farm on 60 ha of land will be the largest solar power plant in Western Australia, more than double the 10 MW Greenough River Solar Farm completed in 2012 by First Solar for Verve Energy and GE Energy Financial Services.

The Company has a MOU with a local power retailer supplying power to commercial customers in Perth. The MOU will be converted to a 25 years Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) on the finalisation of all regulatory approvals including connecting to the Western Power grid, the South-West Interconnected System.

The Australian Government's Renewable Energy Target aims to generate 33 GWh of power per year from renewable energy up to 2030. To meet these targets, Australia needs to develop 6 GW of renewable energy plant. To help meet this target, it is hoped site selection and all regulatory approvals for the Sun Brilliance solar farm will be completed to allow plant construction to commence in the second half of 2016 and to be operational by early 2017.

The Sun Brilliance solar farm will generate 45 Million kWh per year, enough for creating 45,000 Large Generation Certificates (LGCs) or Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs).

"While fossil fuel energy markets are in retreat around the world, global renewable energy investment reached $329 billion in 2015, and investment in solar and wind will continue to grow through 2016," said Sun Brilliance Director Professor Ray Wills.

"This project in Western Australia will be a major milestone for Sun Brilliance Group as we look to develop a range of large-scale solar and wind power projects in Australia, India and other parts of the Asia Pacific Region" said Prof Wills.

"Rooftop solar has dominated the Western Australian market in the past 5 years, while the rest of the world has largely built utility scale solar farms. While Sun Brilliance will also look to install large rooftop systems for business and industry in Perth, solar farms will be important to deliver competitively priced electricity to customers who want power from renewable sources, but might not otherwise be able to access solar via their rooftop." said Prof Wills.

About the Sun Brilliance Group:
Sun Brilliance Group, based in Perth, Western Australia, has installed thousands of solar power systems in Australia including medium to large commercial systems, and started its operation in New Delhi from June 2015 to take the advantage of growing Indian solar energy market. Sun Brilliance is undertaking Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) of 100 kW to 1 MW rooftop systems as well as multi- megawatt utility scale ground mounted solar power plants.

Sun Brilliance Group goal is to build 5 GW of solar power projects as an Independent Power Producer.

Sun Brilliance Power Pty Ltd, 2/6 Merino Entrance, Cockburn Central, WA 6164, AUSTRALIA Email: info@sunbrilliance.com.au, Web: www.sunbrilliance.com.au

SUN BRILLIANCE POWER PTY LIMITED
Powering Australia Responsibly
Sun Brilliance Group's management team has a good mix of business, management, financial, governance and solar energy industry experience to deliver customers optimum business solutions.
Sun Brilliance Power is envisaging a range of projects, and is progressing plans to build a 25 MW Solar Power generation facility on the outskirts of Perth, on a Build, Own and Operate (BOO) basis to provide electricity from the facility, under a contract for the next 25 years to a local Electricity Utilities Company, which supplies electricity to business customers in Western Australia.

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