Sandfire Resource's DeGrussa copper mine has a 10MW capacity solar farm, which it built at a cost of $40 million.

MacTiernan backs solar exports to Indonesia

An ambitious multi-billion dollar project to export solar power from the Pilbara into Indonesia would be technically viable, according to a pre-feasibility study released by the Pilbara Development Commission today.

The $9.5 billion project would involve building a three-gigawatt solar farm in the state’s north-west, and a large high-voltage subsea interconnector to transmit electricity to East Java, in Indonesia.

From there, it would potentially link into a planned Association of South East Asian Nations grid.


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8th↓Insurance Commission of WA$672.6m
9th↑Horizon Power$490.4m
11th-Pilbara Ports Authority$406.9m
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