The 7.5mw Cosgrove Solar Farm (BE Pro F Pty Ltd), a wholly owned subsidiary of Bison Energy Group, has been issued Development Approval (DA) by Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning · DELWP.
Located near the local township of Shepparton, VIC, the proposed Cosgrove SF has been granted with “Connection Offer” by Powercor. With newly issued DA, Bison is planning to commence construction in May 2022.
The 7.5mw solar PV project has been designed with the most up-to-date PV panel technology to generate maximum energy output over a smaller area of land. Located on approx. 17 hectares, leased from a local farmer, the facilities annual CO2 savings is equivalent to 1,930 homes electricity use per year and can save 11,700 tons of greenhouse gases emissions from entering our atmosphere every year.
Director, Brendan Murphy - Business Development of Bison Energy Australia said: “We have secured a long term PPA for Cosgrove SF which enable us to achieve Financial Closing targeting on the end of March. Bison Energy Australia will be the EPC and O&M contractor to provide the most proficient technical solution and best performance of generation. Except for Cosgrove, we have another project in Victoria also achieved Ready-to-Build recently and targeting on Financial Closing before August this year.”
Currently Bison owns a portfolio of 60MW including 8 projects in Victoria and New South Wales in different development phases.
Bison Energy is a global developer and investor for environmentally friendly renewable energy projects. We are committed worldwide to creating sustainable energy through the production of clean, environmentally friendly renewable power plants. As an international leading renewable developer and investor, we have experienced phenomenal growth with portfolios across Europe, Eastern-Asia and Australia. We identify suitable sites, negotiate land arrangements with title holders, co-ordinate network connections and arrange all key commercial contracts including Construction, Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) and financing. We partner with the worlds most trusted and experienced suppliers and investors to advise, fund, design, construct and operate renewable projects, whether Solar, Energy Storage, Wind or Biomass. Supported statement by the latter, we are positioned as one of the world’s most honest, reliable and pro-active renewable teams which we owe to our strong corporate core values and ethics.