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WIRSOL Energy has been a major player in the large-scale renewable energy industry since the company was formed in 2014.  Starting in Germany as a subsidiary of the WIRCON Group, the company has grown to develop, construct and operate renewable energy projects across Europe.  Wirsol is now one of the market leaders in Australia, with a large portfolio of renewable energy and storage projects across Victoria and Queensland.
 
Our Australian office is a diverse team of articulate, knowledgeable, and forward-thinking individuals with a wealth of knowledge and highly developed skill set, particularly in securing high quality sites; facilitating network connection, securing off-take agreements, establishing development financing and maintaining operational projects.  The strong partnerships we form are key to ensuring our long-lasting business success and our team’s expertise deliver certainty and excellence throughout the lifespan of our projects.

Highlights

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Leading owner and operator of utility-scale solar farms and storage investments in Australia.

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5 projects, 397MWp constructed and connected in 24 months, including one of the largest solar farms in Victoria.

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546MWp portfolio under management, with 440MWp projects successfully developed for construction.

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Operations & maintenance portfolio of 397MWp with 199MWp controlled by our in-house team.

HISTORY

We have celebrated many milestones over the years and are proud of the partnerships and high quality assets our team have realised across the globe.

  • 2020

    APPROVAL AWARDED FOR THE LARGEST SOLAR PARK IN THE UK 

    WIRSOL Energy x HIVE Energy awarded development approval for Cleve Hill Energy Park (350MW), with consent for the world's largest battery storage installation on site.

  • 2019

     

    PROJECT MANAGEMENT PORTFOLIO TOTALS 546MW IN AUSTRALIA

    WIRSOL Energy adds Wirtgen INVEST's first Australian venture, 149MW Glenrowan West Solar Farm to construction management portfolio.

     397MW OF PROJECTS ENTERED COMMERCIAL OPERATIONS ACROSS VIC AND QLD

    Hamilton, Whitsunday, Gannawarra, Wemen and Clermont Solar Farms (397MW) fully operational  – a significant achievement for the company.

  • 2018

     

    170MW OPERATIONAL ACROSS GANNWARRA SOLAR FARM & WEMEN SOLAR FARM

    Adding 170MW of renewable generation to the National Grid, powering clean power for over 52,000 households.

    WIRSOL ENERGY & EDIFY ENERGY

    won Government Tender for the Gannawarra Energy Storage System - a 25MW / 50MWh Tesla battery – the battery financing was underpinned by a $25m grant from the Victorian Government DELWP and ARENA.

  • 2017

     

    WIRSOL ENERGY CONTINUES GLOBAL EXPANSION INTO AUSTRALIAN MARKET 

    Reaching financial close on an overall investment of circa AU$375m across 199MWp of projects - Wemen Solar Farm and Clermont Solar Farm.

    198MW INSTALLED ACROSS 3 PROJECTS IN QUEENSLAND AND VICTORIA

    Partnering with Edify Energy to complete landmark $380m solar financing transaction, and install 198MWp worth of projects – Gannawarra Solar Farm, Whitsunday Solar Farm and Hamilton Solar Farm.

     

  • 2016

     

    WIRSOL UK, ACQUIRED AND BUILT 106MW, ACROSS THE UK AND NORTHERN IRELAND

    WIRCON BUILT AND CONNECTED 40MW ACROSS GERMANY, SWITZERLAND & NETHERLANDS 

  • 2015

     

    WIRSOL ENERGY UK, ACQUIRED AND CONNECTED 52MW IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

    WIRCON GMBH BUILT AND CONNECTED 82MW ACROSS GERMANY AND DENMARK

  • 2014

    THE WIRCON GROUP WAS ESTABLISHED IN GERMANY AND WIRSOL ENERGY WAS INCORPORATED IN THE UK

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Our Partnerships

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