chichester solar

Low emission renewable energy for large, off-grid customers in the Pilbra region of Western Australia 

Hybrid energy supply for iron ore operations 

APA to supply Fortescue Metals Group's Chichester Hub iron ore operations. 

Up to 100% of daytime operations to be powers by renewable energy. 

Renewables backed up by APA's existing battery storage system and power station at Newman. 

New Infrastructure 

The ground-breaking project will see the construction of; 

  •  a new 60MW solar photovoltaic (PV) generation facility at the Fortescue Metals Group’s Chichester Hub iron ore operations, as well as, 
  • a ~60-kilometre transmission line linking the Fortescue’s Christmas Creek and Cloudbreak mining operations in the Pilbara with our Newman gas-fired power station and 35MW battery facility.