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Government approves the Environmental Management Strategy & Traffic Management Plan for the Griffith Solar Farm

The NSW Department of Planning and Environment granted their approval of the solar farm’s Environmental Management Plan (EMP), and  Traffic Management Plan (TMP) on the 6th April 2017. This was the last remaining element required to be met in the Development Consent, in order for the solar farm to commence construction in all areas. The approved TMP can be downloaded on this link, and the approved EMP can be downloaded on this link.

The Griffith Solar Farm gets financed and starts construction

Approximately 4 months after Neoen received confirmation of ARENA’s grant for the Griffith Solar Farm, the project reaches Financial Close. Together with the Parkes and Dubbo projects, the Griffith Solar Farm is the first project to reach this milestone in the context of the ARENA large-scale solar competitive round. ARENA and the CEFC describe this success in the following press releases: https://arena.gov.au/media/nsws-solar-bonanza-become-reality/ http://www.cleanenergyfinancecorp.com.au/media/files/cefc-accelerates-large-scale-solar-construction-in-new-south-wales-with-$150-million-investment.aspx Bouygues Construction, the contractor chosen by Neoen to build this project, have received notice to proceed and are set to [...]