No solar farm for Channel Infrastructure as it works to reduce electricity costs

No solar farm for Channel Infrastructure as it works to reduce electricity costs
Marsden Point will not be hosting a solar farm in the near future. (Image: Getty)
Ian Llewellyn
Plans to build a solar farm at Marsden Point have been put on the back burner for now as Channel Infrastructure makes some gains in reducing electricity costs.Last year, former Channel chief executive Naomi James raised the possibility of the former oil refiner going off the national electricity grid as it battled with Transpower and the local lines company over connection charges.As part of this plan, it looked at building its consented 30 megawatts (MW) solar farm on its Marsden Point site.Since then, the company has completed its move from o...

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