North Wagga small-scale Solar Farm

Project Overview

Risen Energy Australia is proposing to develop a small-scale 5MW Solar Farm near North Wagga.

The proposed small-scale Solar Farm development site is to be located within 59 Hillary Street, North Wagga Wagga NSW and is approximately 3.5 km from the Wagga Wagga Town centre. This site has been selected after a technical assessment of grid connection capabilities and sun irrigation levels.

Risen Energy Australia have completed a range of technical assessments including native vegetation and a Cultural Heritage Assessment to designa small-scale project, which respects the site context, local environment and mitigates community impact.

Development Application (DA)

A DA has been completed and lodged with Wagga Wagga City Council and has now been released for community feedback via the Council's website. The Exhibition Period will run from Friday 10 December through to Friday 28 January 2022.

A link to the DA is available via the Project Links section of this page and we invite all neighbouring landowners and wider community members to read the Application.

Community Information Sessions

Risen Energy are hosting virtual Community Information Sessions during the Exhibition Period to provide updates to the community regarding the Proposal.

North Wagga residents and community members are invited to hear more about the Proposal by attending one of the Information Sessions and raise any questions or concerns.

The Sessions will be hosted via Zoom on Tuesday 18 January 2022 at the following times:

  • 12:30pm - 1:30pm (NSW time)
  • 6:00pm - 7:00pm (NSW time)

To secure your spot, register on this page via the "What's On" section or email engage@nghengage.com.au

About Risen Energy

Risen Energy is a renewable energy company delivering projects across a number of countries around the world including China, Germany, Australia, Mexico, India, Japan, and the United States of America.

The company was founded in 1986 and established its presence in the Australian market in 2008, supplying solar PV panels and energy storage systems to the residential market, commercial market and utility-scale market. Risen is the third largest global solar module manufacturer, developing approximately 8,600 MW/year.

Risen operates in Australia through office in Brisbane and Melbourne and on site operating in Merredin Solar Farm in Western Australia and Yarranlea Solar Farm in Queensland. Risen also has several Australian renewable energy projects under planning.

Risen is proud of its contribution to renewable energy in Australia and will continue to develop and invest in renewable energy projects in Australia with a target of 2GW in next 3 years.

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