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Work starts on major new South Australia wind farm

Early work has begun on a new 412-megawatt wind farm in South Australia, with its operators already securing a long-term contract to provide electricity to the ACT government. The Goyder Renewables Zone project near Burra in SA’s mid-north is expected to be operational by 2024. The 75 wind turbines will be connected to ElectraNet’s Robertstown … Continue reading Work starts on major new South Australia wind farm

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Australia Joins the Offshore Wind Energy Trend

The entire world is making serious efforts to shift to alternative sources of energy, and offshore wind farms are popping up all over the world. Australia is finally joining the global trend, announcing its first three offshore wind projects.We’ve seen a lot of advancements in recent years when it comes to harnessing offshore energy, with … Continue reading Australia Joins the Offshore Wind Energy Trend

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Enel launches ‘greentailer’ business in Australia backed by Enel Green Power and Enel X

Enel Group, the world’s largest private renewable energy player with around 51 GW of installed renewable capacity worldwide, has been granted authorisation to enter the Australian energy retail market. The company will take advantage of existing operations within Australia to bring Enel’s globally established retail model to Australian shores. The retail energy licence, issued by … Continue reading Enel launches ‘greentailer’ business in Australia backed by Enel Green Power and Enel X

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Acciona signs agreement to supply clean energy to a 3GW green hydrogen plant in Queensland

ACCIONA Energía has announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Stanwell Corporation, a Queensland Government Owned Corporation, for future energy supply via a direct connection between ACCIONA Energía’s Aldoga photovoltaic plant and the Stanwell-led CQ-H2 consortium’s proposed large-scale green hydrogen electrolysis facility. A consortium led by Stanwell Corporation -which also includes … Continue reading Acciona signs agreement to supply clean energy to a 3GW green hydrogen plant in Queensland

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Naturgy begins operating its second wind farm in Australia

150 kilometres outside Melbourne, Berrybank 1 has an installed power capacity of 180 MW and a 15-year PPA with the Victoria State Government.The company is currently developing a Strategic Plan based on generating renewable power in stable geographic regions like Australia. Through its international power generation subsidiary, Global Power Generation (GPG), Naturgy has begun to … Continue reading Naturgy begins operating its second wind farm in Australia

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Iberdrola will supply wind energy to the BHP Olympic Dam mine project in South Australia

Half of the energy will be generated by its first hybrid wind power and solar farm in the world, and also the country’s most powerful: Port Augusta (320 MW). The agreement will enable the polymetallic mine to reduce emissions derived from electricity consumption by 50% by 2025 and will contribute to Anglo-Australian multinational BHP’s goal … Continue reading Iberdrola will supply wind energy to the BHP Olympic Dam mine project in South Australia

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Iberdrola will supply wind energy to BHP’s Olimpic Dam mining project in South Australia

Half of the energy will be generated by its first hybrid wind-solar farm in the world, and also the country’s most powerful: Port Augusta (320 MW). The agreement will enable the polymetallic mine to reduce emissions derived from electricity consumption by 50% by 2025 and will contribute to Anglo-Australian multinational BHP’s goal of reducing its … Continue reading Iberdrola will supply wind energy to BHP’s Olimpic Dam mining project in South Australia

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Iberdrola to build 245 MW Avonlie solar farm in Australia

Iberdrola Australia is to build the Avonlie solar farm, a 245 megawatt (MW) plant that will be located near the town of Narrandera in New South Wales. The project will generate around 500 gigawatt hours (GW) of electricity per year, which is equivalent to powering more than 80,000 Australian homes and avoiding more than 157,000 … Continue reading Iberdrola to build 245 MW Avonlie solar farm in Australia

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Vestas wins 396 MW EnVentus order for wind project in Australia

In partnership with Tilt Renewables, which is now part of the leading Australian renewable energy generator Powering Australian Renewables (PowAR), Vestas has secured a 396 MW contract for Rye Park Wind Farm in New South Wales, Australia. As the second project in Asia Pacific to feature the EnVentus platform, Vestas will supply and install 66 … Continue reading Vestas wins 396 MW EnVentus order for wind project in Australia

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Vestas supplies 181 MW to the Dulacca wind power plant in Australia

Together with RES in Australia, Vestas has secured a 181 MW deal for Dulacca Wind Farm in Queensland, Australia. The project will feature 43 V150-4.2 MWwind turbines which Vestas will supply and install. Upon completion, Vestas will also deliver a 30-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) service agreement. This agreement will optimise energy production … Continue reading Vestas supplies 181 MW to the Dulacca wind power plant in Australia

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Vestas wins 58 MW order for wind power project in Australia

In partnership with Global Power Generation, a subsidiary of the multinational power company Naturgy Group, Vestas has secured a 58 MW deal for Crookwell 3 Wind Farm in New South Wales, Australia. The project will feature 16 V126-3.45 MWwind turbines in 3.6 MW operating mode which Vestas will supply and install. Upon completion, Vestas will … Continue reading Vestas wins 58 MW order for wind power project in Australia

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Nordex receives an order for 923 MW in Australia for Acciona’s MacIntyre wind farm

Firm order of 923 MW out of potential order for approx. 1 GW as revealed on June 14, 2021.Of the potential 1 GW orders from Australia announced on June 14, 2021 via ad-hoc notification, the Nordex Group can confirm the order for the first “MacIntyre” project for 923 MW as a firm order. by July … Continue reading Nordex receives an order for 923 MW in Australia for Acciona’s MacIntyre wind farm

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Nordex could install 1 GW of wind power in Australia

Nordex and Acciona Energía are in advanced contract negotiations and are about to reach an agreement in principle for the supply and installation of up to 180 Nordex N163 / 5.X wind turbines of the Nordex Delta4000 series to the MacIntyre wind farm of Acciona Energía. in the state of Queensland (Australia).The development there comprises … Continue reading Nordex could install 1 GW of wind power in Australia

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Naturgy signs PPA with Telstra to build 58 MW wind farm in New South Wales, Australia

The Crookwell 3 wind farm is designed to generate enough energy to power 40,000 households. Naturgy’s subsidiary GPG is one of the top 3 independent renewable energy companies in Australia. Agreement reflects Naturgy’s commitment to contributing to the growth of renewable energy industry in Australia. GPG will invest approximately AUD120m (equivalent to approximately €76m) to … Continue reading Naturgy signs PPA with Telstra to build 58 MW wind farm in New South Wales, Australia

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Agrivoltaics at Cohuna: making the best use of Australia’s land and sun

Our global experimental program, which began in January in Europe, continues at the Cohuna photovoltaic plant, in the Australian state of Victoria. Here, an innovation project in partnership with the State Department of Agriculture will establish which are the best pastoral farming plants that can coexist with solar panels, in order to combine energy efficiency … Continue reading Agrivoltaics at Cohuna: making the best use of Australia’s land and sun

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Vestas wins order for EnVentus wind turbines in Asia Pacific for a 157 MW wind farm in Australia

Vestas has secured a 157 MW order from Neoen to deliver the engineering, procurement and construction of the Kaban Green Power Hub in Far North Queensland, Australia. The project will have 28 Vestas V162-5.6 MW wind turbines from the EnVentus platform. This marks Vestas EnVentus’ first order for Asia Pacific and Australia, as well as … Continue reading Vestas wins order for EnVentus wind turbines in Asia Pacific for a 157 MW wind farm in Australia

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Alinta Energy and RATCH-Australia launch WA’s largest wind farm

A joint venture between Alinta Energy and RATCH-Australia has spawned the newly opened Yandin Wind Farm in the Wheatbelt region of Western Australia.  The site for the wind farm is located on Yued lands near Dandaragan, 175km north of Perth, chosen for its ample local wind resources and proximity to the grid.  The $450 million Yandin Wind Farm is was officially opened this week by Energy Minister Bill Johnston.  “Congratulations to … Continue reading Alinta Energy and RATCH-Australia launch WA’s largest wind farm

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Stanwell signs up to Vast Solar’s Mt Isa Concentrated Solar Power project

A novel plan for a 50 megawatt hybrid Concentrated Solar Power project in Mount Isa has got financial backing from Queensland government-owned energy giant Stanwell Energy. The $600 million project, proposed last year by thermal solar specialist Vast Solar, would mix a unique brand of concentrated thermal solar generation with solar PV, gas peaking and … Continue reading Stanwell signs up to Vast Solar’s Mt Isa Concentrated Solar Power project

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Acciona and Korea Zinc to build MacIntyre wind farm (923MW) in Queensland, Australia

The international metallurgical group will own 30% of ACCIONA’s largest wind farm. ACCIONA will own the remaining 70% of the project, with which it will support the sale agreement to CleanCo, the Queensland public utility, of the 400MW production. ACCIONA and the international metallurgical group Korea Zinc Co. have reached an agreement to jointly develop … Continue reading Acciona and Korea Zinc to build MacIntyre wind farm (923MW) in Queensland, Australia

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GE Renewable Energy Signs Agreement with BE Power to Accelerate 400 MW Pumped Hydro Storage Project in Australia

GE Renewable Energy and BE Power have signed an agreement to co-develop the 400 MW Big-T (Cressbrook) pumped hydro storage project in Toowoomba, Australia. Under the agreement, GE Renewable Energy’s Hydro Solutions business will work alongside BE Power and their partners to optimize and finalize the design of the plant and help the project secure … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy Signs Agreement with BE Power to Accelerate 400 MW Pumped Hydro Storage Project in Australia

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