Lightsource bp solar projects around the world
Our utility scale solar projects provide utilities, businesses and local communities with affordable and sustainable power. These solar projects help decarbonise energy systems, and provide security of supply.
Innovative advances in solar technology and development continue to increase the value added benefits of utility scale solar like combining agricultural practices on land use (agrivoltaics) and enhancing local biodiversity. You can find out more about our global solar projects below.
Milagres solar complex comprises of five photovoltaic plants located in the municipality of Abaiara, covering a total area of 440 ha.
Wellington North solar
This project consists of a 425MW AC solar farm approximately seven kilometres north-east of Wellington, NSW.
260MW of affordable, clean and locally generated electricity for Texas communities.
Millar Farm solar
Co. Antrim, N. Ireland
Millar Farm is a 7.21MWdc solar project near Antrim town, Northern Ireland. The site began exporting low-cost, low-carbon energy in November 2016.
Penn State solar
In February 2019, Penn State and Lightsource bp announced that they’d signed a 25-year contract for clean, renewable electricity to power the university.
Proposed solar farm in North East Anglesey.
Belfast Road solar
Co. Antrim, N. Ireland
Our 10MWdc Belfast Road solar project was switched on in March 2017, the site is located over 45-acre holding of land. The site was designed to incorporate dual land use capabilities.
Lisburn, N. Ireland
Maghaberry solar project is a 27.1MWdc solar project installed across 110 acres of former airfield land. The site is located at the former Maghaberry airfield and became operational in January 2018.
Newtonabbey, N. Ireland
In 2018, Lightsource bp announced a 25-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Brett Martin, one of NI’s most successful independent manufacturing companies.
This project consists of a 200MWdc solar farm at Goolma Road, Wuuluman. Construction on this project commenced in December 2019.
Co Kilkenny, Ireland
The proposal involves Lightsource bp funding the development of a solar installation that will have an output power capacity of 68MWac (Megawatts AC).
Crookedstone Road solar
Belfast, N. Ireland
In 2016, Lightsource bp signed a 25-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Belfast International Airport for what was then the largest solar project to connect to a UK airport.
2023 utility scale solar projects in progress
Lightsource bp is actively progressing solar projects around the world. Watch this video to find out more about our projects, power output and local construction jobs that are created
Select your location to visit a region
Lightsource bp is a global leader with local impact. We continue to grow teams, partnerships and projects throughout the world. Every region receives a tailored approach and is managed by a local team. Visit one of our regional websites to find out more about our local projects, initiatives and key contacts.
Join Lightsource bp
Choose a career where you are empowered to change the world! If you are passionate about accelerating the energy transition, and looking to join a global collaboration of team members focused on delivering sustainable power, visit our careers page to find out more about working at Lightsource bp.