Flow Power brings two solar projects into portfolio

Solar farm panels with sun behind them (Photon Energy)

Flow Power says more South Australian businesses will have the opportunity to unlock value from solar power, as the company brings two new solar projects into its portfolio. Flow Power has acquired the 3MW Streaky Bay Solar Farm and 4.95MW Coonalpyn Solar Farm from developer Tetris Energy.

Streaky Bay Solar Farm, located on the Eyre Peninsula, and Coonalpyn Solar Farm in the Coorong region are expected to employ up to 60 staff across both projects in peak construction stages, and should be operational by mid-2020.

This latest announcement is one of several of Flow Power’s big commitments to renewables in the last year in SA, opening its Adelaide office and announcing its partnership with the City of Adelaide.

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The City of Adelaide is the first South Australian council to be powered by 100 per cent renewable energy. It’s also the first organisation to source its solar power from Streaky Bay and Coonalpyn Solar Farms.

Flow Power CEO Matthew van der Linden said, “The City of Adelaide will be the first customer powered by generation from both projects, as well as wind, to create a firmer renewable offtake and support the integration of this new generation into the system.”

These solar projects will be Flow Power’s first owned and operated renewable projects and will join Mannum Solar Farm and Clements Gap Wind Farm in its South Australian project portfolio.

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