Flow Power signs first Qld PPA with Clermont Solar Farm

Aerial image of Clermont Solar Farm (flow ppa)
WIRSOL's Clermont Solar Farm

Clean energy retailer Flow Power has officially signed a 30MW Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with the Clermont Solar Farm—its first PPA in Queensland. 

The Clermont Solar Farm is located few kilometres southwest of Clermont in central Queensland, on Wangan and Jagalingou Country. The project is owned by WIRCON GmbH, parent company of WIRSOL Energy, one of Australia’s largest renewable energy players. 

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In recent years, Queensland has seen an accelerated demand for PPAs, and this new offtake agreement reflects Flow Power’s continued commitment and sustained effort in supporting Australia’s clean energy transition. 

Under the agreement, Flow Power has secured 34% per cent of Clermont Solar Farm’s capacity. This agreement will enable Flow Power to provide Queensland’s commercial and industrial electricity users access to low-cost supply arrangements, linking their grid use to a renewable energy supply secured through a long-term PPA. 

Flow Power COO Byron Serjeantson said, “Flow Power is delighted to be partnering with WIRSOL for our first PPA in Queensland. This PPA will enable us to continue providing energy users access to leading renewable energy projects while supporting our nation’s renewable energy transition. We would like to commend the WIRSOL Energy team for the quality of the Clermont Solar Farm and their excellence throughout the PPA process.”

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Since signing one of Australia’s first corporate PPAs in 2017, Flow Power has continued to lead the market with innovative energy product offerings and complementary energy management services and the support of renewable projects. The business has seen a significant demand increase in the last 12 months as energy prices have risen sharply across the National Energy Market. 

Clermont Solar Farm has created over 585 construction jobs, several full-time permanent positions and has established a benefits scheme for the local community and Traditional Owners, The Wangan and Jagalingou people. 

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