Located 35 km south of Mildura in Victoria, the Karadoc Solar Farm is one of Australia’s largest sources of solar electricity. This major project makes a significant contribution towards Victoria meeting its 40% renewable energy target by 2025.
The project sparked a job boom in the region, employing over 300 locals in its construction. A partnership scheme with the Sunraysia Institute of TAFE to involved 25 apprentices as part of the Solar Industry Career Pathway program.
Because of the facility’s community-cantered construction, many locals are now well-placed for ongoing employment in the renewables industry.
This solar farm was constructed and commenced operations in 2019.