Construction commences

The Minister Shane Rattenbury, along with SolarShare’s Board and project partners gathered at the farm’s Majura site on Friday 28 August to turn the first sod for the construction of the farm.

  • SOd Turning 1
  • Sod Turning 2

A community solar farm is a solar power plant which is co-owned by members of the nearby community.

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Majura Community Solar Farm Project Details

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Canberra's community solar project will generate as much power as is used by approximately 250 houses and have a nameplate power of 1MW. We are constructing the project in the Majura Valley on a disused block owned by the Mount Majura Vineyard . The solar farm income is secured by a long term energy contract for the purchase of the electricity. Learn more

Official SOD turning event photos

The Minister Shane Rattenbury, along with SolarShare’s Board and project partners gathered at the farm’s Majura site on Friday 28 August to turn the first sod for the construction of the farm. Read the full newsletter

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