Project Description

Summerhill Solar Farm


The 5MW Summerhill Solar Farm consists of 14,500 solar panels that will generate an estimated 7,500 MWh annually or enough energy to power the equivalent of 1,300 households.

The project was built alongside a 2.2 MW landfill gas generator and small wind turbine, transforming Newcastle City Council’s Summerhill Waste Management Centre, located at the former Wallsend Borehole Colliery site, into a renewable energy hub.


Elite Solar Pro was Contracted to manage trenching, underground cabling & conduits, installing combiners & string cabling, terminating & testing DC cables, commissioning of DC system.

System Size

5 MW


Wallsend, NSW


Solar Farm