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Iberdrola builds hybrid wind energy and solar power plant in Australia

After the acquisition of Infigen, ground has been broken on its first renewable project in Australia, with 317 MW capacity and A$ 500 million investment. Iberdrola gets down to business in Australia with the construction of its first renewable energy project after the friendly acquisition of Infigen Energy, one of the country’s key developers of … Continue reading Iberdrola builds hybrid wind energy and solar power plant in Australia

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Neoen and CleanCo Queensland sign a new PPA for 110 MW of wind energy in Australia

Neoen and CleanCo Queensland sign a new PPA for 110 MW of wind energy in Australia Neoen and CleanCo have signed a purchase agreement for 110 MW of wind energy, in Queensland, Australia; this is their second agreement contracted this year The 110 MW will be part of a larger 157 MW wind farm: Kaban … Continue reading Neoen and CleanCo Queensland sign a new PPA for 110 MW of wind energy in Australia

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Naturgy increases its presence in wind energy in Australia with 107 MW

Naturgy increases its presence in Australian wind power with the award by the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) of a 107 MW wind farm and a 20 MWh battery energy storage system.With this award, along with the one announced last week, Naturgy increases its current presence in Australia by more than 50% and reaffirms its commitment … Continue reading Naturgy increases its presence in wind energy in Australia with 107 MW

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Wind energy in Australia, 1,100 MW offshore wind farm proposed at W.A. by Pilot Energy

The website reneweconomy.com.au reports that the oil and gas explorer Pilot Energy will begin a feasibility study on a huge 1,100 MW offshore wind farm, which will be located off the coast of Western Australia and will be part of a major energy hub wind power and solar energy, as the company seeks to diversify … Continue reading Wind energy in Australia, 1,100 MW offshore wind farm proposed at W.A. by Pilot Energy

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Naturgy signs with Snowy Hydro its first wind energy sales contract with a retailer in Australia to build a 218 MW wind farm in Victoria

Naturgy doubles its presence in Australia, becoming the Top-3 independent wind energy producer in the country and confirming its commitment to renewables growth in Australia through its Global Power Generation joint venture (GPG).Ryan Corner is the third project developed by GPG in Australia and the first one under a Corporate PPA. The project will entail … Continue reading Naturgy signs with Snowy Hydro its first wind energy sales contract with a retailer in Australia to build a 218 MW wind farm in Victoria

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Naturgy signs its first Australian wind energy PPA with Snowy Hydro for a 218MW wind farm in Victoria

Naturgy doubles its presence in Australia, becoming one of the three most important independent wind energy producers in the country and reaffirms its commitment to growth in renewables through its subsidiary Global Power Generation (GPG).Ryan Corner is the third wind turbines project developed by GPG in Australia and the first under a corporate PPA. The … Continue reading Naturgy signs its first Australian wind energy PPA with Snowy Hydro for a 218MW wind farm in Victoria

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Iberdrola will exclude Infigen wind power from the Australian stock market

Iberdrola will ask the Infigen Energy board to exclude the wind energy company from the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX), given that, after taking control of it, only 3.5% of its capital is already in the hands of minority shareholders .The company chaired by Ignacio Sánchez Galán already controls 76.5% of Infigen, while UAC Energy Holdings … Continue reading Iberdrola will exclude Infigen wind power from the Australian stock market

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Australia will lead the energy transition with wind power, photovoltaic and solar thermal energy

Despite short-term challenges such as the coronavirus crisis, Australia will become the world leader in the long-term energy transition, achieving the fastest transition to an overwhelming proportion of renewables in its combination of energy, data and energy. analytics company GlobalData said on Monday. Australia has a strong portfolio of solar and wind power projects, which … Continue reading Australia will lead the energy transition with wind power, photovoltaic and solar thermal energy

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Wind energy creates jobs in Queensland

The 450 MW first stage of the wind power project will comprise 101 wind turbines; enough to power the equivalent of approximately 320,000 Queensland homes.Construction starts next year on a billion-dollar Central Queensland wind farm, creating 350 jobs, thanks to a sales deal with one of Queensland’s publicly owned generators. Energy Minister Dr Anthony Lynham … Continue reading Wind energy creates jobs in Queensland

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Wind energy in Australia, Vestas secures 86 MW EPC deal with Nexif Energy to extend Lincoln Gap Wind Farm

Vestas has signed an 86 MW contract with Nexif Energy for the second stage of the Lincoln Gap Wind Farm in South Australia. The EPC agreement will include the engineering, procurement and construction of 24 of Vestas’ V136-3.45 MW wind turbines delivered in 3.6 MW Power Optimised Mode. This will add to the customer’s existing … Continue reading Wind energy in Australia, Vestas secures 86 MW EPC deal with Nexif Energy to extend Lincoln Gap Wind Farm

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Bankia finances Acciona with 100 million euros for its wind power expansion in Australia

Bankia has signed a bilateral green loan with Acciona for an amount of 165 million Australian dollars (100 million euros) for a term of 30 months for the development of a wind farm in Australia. The financing operation will be used to start up the 157.5 megawatt (MW) Mortlake South wind farm, located in Moyne … Continue reading Bankia finances Acciona with 100 million euros for its wind power expansion in Australia

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AES Tietê signs the acquisition of 178 MW of wind power from J. Malucelli in Brazil

AES Tietê acquired for R $ 650 million from J. Malucelli Energia the total participation in the Brasventos Eolo wind farms (formerly King of the Winds 1), King of the Winds 3 and Miassaba 3, which make up the Ventus Wind Complex.The units have an installed capacity of 187 megawatts (MW), with 100% contracted operation … Continue reading AES Tietê signs the acquisition of 178 MW of wind power from J. Malucelli in Brazil

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Iberdrola wins the battle for Australian wind energy company Infigen

Iberdrola has obtained control of the renewable company Infigen. The Spanish energy company has reached a percentage of 52.75% of the capital two days before the end of the period of acceptance of the offer and deals the final blow in the battle that it has maintained with UAC Energy Holdings (UAC), a company controlled … Continue reading Iberdrola wins the battle for Australian wind energy company Infigen

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Goldwind to supply wind turbines for W.A. hybrid renewables project

Goldwind is set to supply turbines to a solar, wind, battery and gas hybrid project, being developed for the Western Australian town of Esperance that will meet half of the town’s electricity needs. Goldwind will supply the project with two 4.5 megawatt wind turbines, that will join 4 megawatts of solar generation capacity, a 5.5MW/1.9MWh … Continue reading Goldwind to supply wind turbines for W.A. hybrid renewables project

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GE Renewable Energy selected to supply Cypress wind turbines for Murra Warra II wind farm in Australia

GE Renewable Energy to supply 38 Cypress 5.5-158 wind turbines.With a total capacity of 209 MW, the Murra Warra II wind farm will power the equivalent of more than 150,000 homes in Victoria with clean, renewable energy and create jobs for regional Victoria.Project scope encompasses EPC delivery of the complete wind farm and includes a … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy selected to supply Cypress wind turbines for Murra Warra II wind farm in Australia

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GE Renewable Energy Signs Agreement with Walcha Energy to Accelerate 500MW Pumped Hydro Storage Project in Australia

GE Renewable Energy and Walcha Energy have signed an agreement to jointly develop the 500MW Dungowan pumped hydro storage project in the New England Renewable Energy Zone (REZ) in New South Wales (NSW), Australia. Under the agreement, GE Renewable Energy’s Hydro Solutions business will provide Walcha Energy with technical and commercial support to accelerate the … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy Signs Agreement with Walcha Energy to Accelerate 500MW Pumped Hydro Storage Project in Australia

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Chevron to build 500 MW wind energy and solar to power facilities

US oil giant Chevron has become the latest fossil fuel production giant to plan significant investments in wind and solar capacity, in what seems initially as a token gesture towards lowering emissions but could involve a more significant commitment down the line. It has announced a deal with Canada-based renewable energy developer Algonquin to build … Continue reading Chevron to build 500 MW wind energy and solar to power facilities

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Wind energy in Australia, Warradarge wind farm north of Perth

The last of 51 wind turbines at the Warradarge wind farm north of Perth in Western Australia has been installed, and what will be the second-biggest wind power facility in the state is expected to start sending its first output to the grid soon. The milestone was announced by global wind turbine manufacturer and developer … Continue reading Wind energy in Australia, Warradarge wind farm north of Perth

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Australian mining town picked for first large Concentrated Solar Power plant

Vast Solar in talks to build Concentrated Solar Power plant in Queensland. Vast Solar is in talks to build a 50 MW hybrid Concentrated Solar Power -PV-gas plant in the off-grid Mount Isa mining town in Queensland, Australia, local media reported. The A$600 million ($420.0 million) plant would combine Concentrating Solar Power with 14 hours … Continue reading Australian mining town picked for first large Concentrated Solar Power plant

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Iberdrola receives the green light from Australia for its offer on the wind energy company Infigen

The Australian regulator, the ‘Foreign Investment Review Board’ (FIRB), has given the green light to Iberdrola’s offer for Infigen Energy. The Spanish firm goes one step further to seize the renewable energy company for which it has embarked on a ‘takeover war’ with the Philippine group Ayala. As reported on Tuesday by the Spanish, the … Continue reading Iberdrola receives the green light from Australia for its offer on the wind energy company Infigen

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