BOMEN SOLAR FARM
About The Project
Spark Renewables is part of the Spark Infrastructure Group. Spark Renewables is a developer and owner of renewable energy generation. This includes the 100MWac Bomen Solar Farm, which is located in the Wagga Wagga Special Activation Precinct. The project received development consent in October 2018 and construction commenced in Q2 2019. The project is fully constructed and commissioned and became operational in Q2 2020.
Bomen Solar Farm is a ~120 MW DC solar farm project. A solar farm of this size is expected to produce enough power needed by the equivalent of 36,000 Australian homes.
The operational lifetime of the solar farm is expected to be some 30 years.
Key Project Information
~310,000 Bifacial Jinko Panels
June 2021 Newsletter
March 2021 Media Release
City of Sydney Article
Bomen and Westpac
Bomen Solar Farm provides power to Westpac under a 10 year power purchase agreement. The electricity generated by Bomen Solar Farm will enable Westpac to achieve 45% of its commitment to transition to 100% renewables by 2025.
Women In Solar
Beon Energy Solutions has partnered with Chandler Macleod to implement the Women in Solar Program in an effort to encourage women to work in the construction of large-scale solar farms. Beon is Bomen Solar Farm’s EPC Contractor.
For more information about the Women in Solar Program at Bomen Solar Farm, watch the video.