Sector Renewable Energy
Year Completed 2017
Location Narromine, NSW
Client BYCA / Neoen
The Narromine Solar Farm – along with the Dubbo Solar Farm – is one half of the Dubbo Solar Hub, a 90 hectare array of ground-mounted solar panels located regional NSW. The Dubbo Solar Hub feeds approximately 61 000 megawatt hours (MWh) of clean, renewable electricity into the national power grid each year, a major contribution to Australia’s greenhouse gas reductions.
Haslin were engaged by Bouygues Construction (BYCA) to coordinate, manage and conform the construction of Narromine, Dubbo and Griffith Solar Farms, comprising installation of 29 250 piles in challenging ground conditions involving predrilling and direct driving of piles. Haslin also managed, coordinated and conformed the assembly of 2250 rows of 90 module trackers, gear boxes and motors, plus installation of 202 500 PV modules.
“I’ve been in the construction industry for 25 years, and it’s great to get involved in a project which has real benefits for the community and benefits the environment as well.”
Matt Francesconi, Project Manager