Sandy Ridge

Project Name: Sandy Ridge
Location: Kalgoorlie, WA
Client: Tellus
Capacity: 3.2 MW
Fuel Source: Hybrid - Diesel/Solar/BESS
Project Commencement: 2020
Commodity / Type: Kaolin

Pacific Energy subsidiary, Hybrid Systems Australia designed and built a 1.2MW solar farm, 350kWh BESS and 2MW diesel plant for Tellus at their Sandy Ridge site in WA. The microgrid system can power the entire Sandy Ridge facility ‘hydrocarbon free’ during daylight hours and utilises energy management software developed in-house.

This was an Australian first mine site capable of being 100% powered by solar and on average, more than 50% of the total site load provided by renewable energy.

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Pacific Energy is one of Australia’s leading producers of sustainable distributed energy.