Decmil and joint venture partner Balance Utility Solutions were awarded an EPC contract for the 10MW (AC) project consisting of supply and installation of photovoltaic solar panels, mounting frames and solar inverters. Using existing grid connection infrastructure the solar farm is the first in Australia to be co-located with a wind farm.
The scope of work included:
- PV modules;
- Mounting frames;
- HV and LV cabling;
- Meteorological stations;
- Fencing and security;
- Storage facility;
- 33kV AC reticulation to the wind farm connection point;
- SCADA and termination, protection and metering at the connection point; and
- Warranty, operations and maintenance (WOM) contract for 2 years from completion.