Brechin Castle Solar Farm



MWp of renewable energy


homes powered per year (equivalent)


acres of land


tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions saved


cars taken off the road per year (equivalent)


Site selection

Preliminary assessments & site design

Planning application

Discharge of planning conditions




Brechin Castle Solar Farm Project is a solar farm under project management by Lightsource bp, on behalf of the project owners, Shell, bp and NGC. The project forms part of a government initiative for the supply of renewable energy to the domestic market led by the Ministry of Energy and Energy Industries of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.

The solar project includes a 92 megawatt (MWac) solar farm split over two sites, totalling 186 hectares (ha) and an overhead 2.8km grid connection line to the existing Brechin Castle Substation.

Agreement with the government was reached on 9th December 2022, which enabled consortium partners to reach Final Investment Decision (FID) to commence construction on the project, with bp and Shell initially having joint shareholdings (50/50). Construction commenced in Q3 2023, and expected to be operational in Q2 2025.

Where is this solar project taking place?

The Project is located in the Couva-Tabaquite-Talparo region, 5 km south-east of the industrial area and the port of Point Lisas in Couva. The Project is comprised of two separate land parcels located on a former sugar plantation that is currently owned by the State.

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