UQ will become the first university in the world to generate 100 per cent of its electricity from its own renewable energy asset. Lendlease has been appointed to design and construct the 154 hectare solar farm which is located at Sladevale, about 5km north of the Warwick town centre.

Lendlease have been on site mid-February 2019, with construction work beginning early April 2019, and completion expected in early 2020.

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Artist's impression of the Warwick Solar Farm

Project progress photos

Installation of PV modules - July 2019
Installation of PV modules - July 2019
Aerial view of construction site - July 2019
Aerial view of construction site - July 2019
On-site inspections of trenches and cable installation - July 2019
On-site inspections of trenches and cable installation - July 2019
Installation of trackers June 2019
Installation of trackers May 2019
Peter Høj AC, Vice-Chancellor and President, Greg Pringle, Chief Operating Officer, and the project team at the official site launch in April
Peter Høj AC, Vice-Chancellor and President, Greg Pringle, Chief
Operating Officer, and the project team at the official site launch
April 2019
Warwick Solar Farm site works April 2019
Installation of piles April 2019
Warwick Solar Farm site works April 2019
Warwick Solar Farm site works April 2019
Warwick Solar Farm site works March 2019
Site preparation works March 2019
Warwick Solar Farm site works March 2019
Site preparation works March 2019