Emerald Solar Park

Location: Emerald, QLD

The Emerald Solar Park was the first large-scale solar project in Queensland to sign a corporate power purchase agreement. The 72MW project was constructed near the Central Queensland town of Emerald on agricultural land and became operational in February 2019. The project involved installation of approximately 250,000 solar photovoltaic panels on a single axis tracking system as well as construction of site office, laydown area and inverters. The project is to be connected through the existing Emerald Substation.

The team at icubed consulting was involved in all aspects of the project design, approvals and management, including;

· Town Planning Application
· Storm-water Management
· Traffic Impact Assessment
· Environmental Impact Assessment
· Ecological Assessment
· Civil Design
· Sediment and Erosion Control
· Earthworks
· Storm-water Management

The icubed team achieved development approval within three months for this significant project.

Key Personnel

Brisbane I Elizabeth Cruice – Town Planner
Brisbane I Morgan Warnock – Environmental Consultant
Brisbane I Travis Smith – Principal Civil Consultant


Civil Engineering
Town Planning
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