Community

Our commitment to people and sustainability

Baralaba Solar Farm will create employment opportunities, produce no emissions from electricity generation and have significantly lower environmental impact relative to other electricity generation methods.

FRV considers it is important that the concerns of the local and broader community are considered and addressed appropriately.

There are a number of benefits of the project for the community. It will represent a positive diversification of the regional economy, it will create employment opportunities, and it will have a significantly lower environmental impact relative to coal, diesel and gas-fired power plants.

If you are a member of the community or are just interested in the project, we encourage you to share any thoughts, apprehensions or suggestions you may have whether they are positive or negative about the project and they will be considered and addressed appropriately.

You can provide general comments relating to the Baralaba Solar Farm or FRV here. Please include accurate and complete contact information so we can get in touch to further understand your comments.

Social Benefits

  • Baralaba will create job opportunities during construction and operation.
  • It is estimated that up to around 200 workers will be required to construct the project.
  • During operation up to around 5 jobs will be created.

Economic Benefits

  • Baralaba Solar Farm will represent a positive diversification of the local economy.
  • Baralaba Solar Farm will bring investment to the area.
  • Baralaba Solar Farm will deliver additional indirect economic opportunities to local businesses including local grocery stores, restaurants, cafés, accommodation providers and petrol stations.

Environmental Benefits

Baralaba Solar Farm will deliver clean, zero emissions electricity to meet the region’s energy needs and helps further the development of the Australian clean energy industry.