SmartestEnergy said on Thursday that the “significant long-term” power purchase agreement (PPA) will see it source electricity from the 400MW stage 1 of the New England solar farm to onsell to its customers.

Acen Australia near Uralla in New South Wales, stands to be the biggest operating solar plant in Australia when its full capacity of 720 MW across two stages is complete

shares its location with more than 2,000 merino sheep, a number that is expected to triple over the course of this year

for now, title of largest, has only completed the first 400 MW stage and so has to share top billing with Neoen Australia’s Western Downs solar farm in Queensland



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