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Solmessis plans 20MW solar plant in Qld – with no govt money

Admin Keep Queensland Beautiful - Tuesday, November 20, 2012

An Australian solar developer is proposing to build a 20MW solar PV plant in central Queensland, the first utility scale solar farm in the country  to be constructed without drawing on subsidies or incentives beyond the renewable energy target.

The company, called Solmessis, has made a development application for a 35MW solar farm  on the outskirts of the small town of Balcardine, around 520km west of Rockhampton and about 1,000km north-west of Brisbane. The DA is scheduled to go before a council meeting this Thursday.

Read more: http://reneweconomy.com.au/2012/solmessis-plans-20mw-solar-plant-in-qld-with-no-govt-money-75569