The Barcaldine Solar Farm is a 25 megawatt photovoltaic solar project located approximately five kilometres east of the central western Queensland township of Barcaldine. The project is currently in the commissioning phase.
The project has been planned and developed by the Barcaldine Remote Community Solar Farm Pty Ltd (BRCSF), a company owned by Elecnor Australia Pty Ltd. Elecnor Australia is a subsidiary of Elecnor SA, one of the world’s leading solar energy EPC companies.
Elecnor is a leading international engineering, infrastructure and energy group with a strong track record in the delivery of renewable solar energy projects throughout the world.
Established more than 50 years ago, Elecnor has an impressive domestic and international operating platform with over 13,000 employees worldwide. Elecnor delivers, owns and operates more than 400 MW solar installations throughout Europe and the Americas and has an annual turnover exceeding $2.5 billion (USD).
Elecnor Australia has successfully designed, constructed and commissioned one of Australia’s largest solar farm projects, the 70MW Moree Solar Farm in north-western New South Wales.
Barcaldine Solar Farm will be the largest solar power plant in Queensland, a state that is set to take the lead on large-scale solar.