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The NSW Government has released a new guideline for large-scale solar energy projects.


This guideline provides the community, industry, applicants and regulators with information on the planning framework for the assessment and approval of State significant large-scale solar energy projects.


View the final documents:

We wish to thank local communities, councils, community groups, industry and the public for having their say on the draft guideline.


More information

In 2019, the Department hosted meetings with NSW Farmers Association to discuss members concerns and questions about large scale solar.


Presentations from the meetings are available below.


The outcomes of the forums will be used to inform the development of policies and strategies relating to solar development.

Page last updated: 02/09/2019