Defence NT Solar

The Defence NT Solar project involves the construction financing and operation of two solar facilities located at Robertson Barracks and RAAF Darwin Defence bases both located in Darwin. The solar facilities are approximately 14MW and are connected behind the meter with them serving approximately 40% of Defence’s electricity requirements. The solar facilities include the integration of a battery energy storage systems to support the system.

Together with reducing greenhouse gas emissions of Defence the facilities also support energy security across the Defence Estante.

Capella Capital was the bid leader and equity investor to the Assure Energy consortium. The consortium was supported by the Lendlease’s Energy and Technology Team that have provided an integrated EPC delivery solution across the microgrid bringing together their capabilities across battery and renewable technologies.