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Goldwind to acquire 530MW Stockyard Hill wind farm in Australia

Chinese wind turbine manufacturer Goldwind has agreed to acquire the 530MW Stockyard Hill Wind Farm from Origin Energy for A$110m ($81.6m). The wind farm will be located in Victoria, Australia and as part of the deal, Origin Energy has agreed to purchase power produced from the wind farm until 2030, under a Power Purchase Agreement … Continue reading Goldwind to acquire 530MW Stockyard Hill wind farm in Australia

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Goldwind to build the largest wind energy project in Australia

Xinjiang Goldwind (Goldwind) announced it has agreed to purchase the Stockyard Hill Wind Farm project in Victoria, Australia from Origin Energy for a price of AUD$110 million. Origin Energy has also agreed to purchase all the energy and renewable energy certificates produced by the project until 2030 under a power purchase agreement (PPA). The Stockayard … Continue reading Goldwind to build the largest wind energy project in Australia

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Acciona Energy starts construction of its fourth wind farm in Australia (132 MW)

ACCIONA Energy has begun construction work on the 132-megawatt Mount Gellibrand wind farm in the State of Victoria. With an estimated investment of 258 million Australian dollars (around 183 million euros at current exchange rates), the new wind farm will strengthen ACCIONA’s presence in the renewables sector in Australia, one of the company’s strategic markets. … Continue reading Acciona Energy starts construction of its fourth wind farm in Australia (132 MW)

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Neoen chooses the Qantum O&M platform for 315 MW Australian wind farm

Neoen, a leading renewable project developer and owner, has chosen QOS Energy’s innovative O&M management platform to monitor the performance of the 315 MW Hornsdale wind project, which will be amongst the largest wind farms operating in Australia once fully commissioned. The project, consisting of 96 Siemens 3.2MW wind turbines, is being built in three … Continue reading Neoen chooses the Qantum O&M platform for 315 MW Australian wind farm

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Infigen to begin construction of Bodangora wind farm in Australia

Infigen Energy announced that it has reached the financial close to start the construction of the 113.2MW Bodangora wind farm in New South Wales, Australia. Before reaching the financial close, the Australian renewable energy company acquired a 50% stake in the project to gain 100% ownership in the new wind farm. Infigen will handle equity … Continue reading Infigen to begin construction of Bodangora wind farm in Australia

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Mammoet erects 75 turbines for the Ararat wind farm

The last rotor of Ararat Wind Farm’s 75 turbines has been installed by contractor Mammoet. The cable trenching and installation by RJE Global is also complete. To finish the project there just remains the connection of cables to the turbines required to transport electricity generated to the substation and into the grid, commissioning of the … Continue reading Mammoet erects 75 turbines for the Ararat wind farm

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Senvion signs order for over 300 MW in Australia

Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, has signed a conditional contract with Nexif Energy for the EPC contracts and maintenance agreements for the 25 turbine Glen Innes Wind Farm in New South Wales and the 59 turbine Lincoln Gap Wind Farm in South Australia.   Jürgen Geissinger, CEO of Senvion, said: “We are … Continue reading Senvion signs order for over 300 MW in Australia

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AGL, GE and CATCON join forces to build $450 million Silverton wind farm, located in western NSW

GE, in collaboration with AGL Energy (AGL) and civil engineering construction company, CATCON, announced a major contract to develop and build the $450 million Silverton Wind Farm, in what will be the sixth largest wind farm in Australia. The Silverton Wind Farm is the first greenfield development under the Powering Australian Renewables Fund (PARF), a … Continue reading AGL, GE and CATCON join forces to build $450 million Silverton wind farm, located in western NSW

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Nordex supplies 22 wind turbines to Australia

End of 2016 the Nordex Group has signed a contract for supplying 22 AW125/3000 turbines for the construction of the first phase of “Mount Gellibrand” wind farm in Australia. This 66 MW project is located near Colac, in Western Victoria state, in the south-east of the country. The customer is the Spanish project developer Acciona … Continue reading Nordex supplies 22 wind turbines to Australia

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Wind power in Australia: Senvion wind turbines for a wind farm

Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, has signed a contract with Pacific Hydro to supply, install and service 14 MM92 turbines at the Yaloak South Wind Farm near Ballan, Victoria. The 28.7 megawatt (MW) wind farm will produce enough electricity to power nearly 16,000 households in Australia. Turbine installation is expected to be … Continue reading Wind power in Australia: Senvion wind turbines for a wind farm

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Wind energy in Australia: Vestas receives 270 MW order

The order for the Sapphire Wind Farm project was placed by SWF Nominees Pty Ltd, a partnership between CWP Renewables and funds managed and/or advised by global private markets investment manager Partners Group.  It consists of 75 V126-3.45 MW turbines with Power Optimised Mode to 3.6 MW. Located near the town of Glen Innes in … Continue reading Wind energy in Australia: Vestas receives 270 MW order

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RES has been granted planning approval for the Murra Warra Wind Farm in Australia

The project will see up to 116 state-of-the-art wind turbines constructed on farmland north of Horsham in the Wimmera district of Victoria. When fully constructed the wind farm will provide up to 420 megawatts (MW) of generation capacity. It will produce enough electricity to power the equivalent of up to 248,000 households in Victoria and … Continue reading RES has been granted planning approval for the Murra Warra Wind Farm in Australia

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Wind energy in Australia: Vestas wind turbines for Mt Emerald Wind Farm

Located near Mareeba in north Queensland, the Mt Emerald wind farm is an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) project for Vestas. The order also includes a 15-year Active Output Management (AOM) 4000 service contract, in which Vestas guarantees a defined level of availability and performance as well as a SCADA VestasOnline Business system for data-driven … Continue reading Wind energy in Australia: Vestas wind turbines for Mt Emerald Wind Farm

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Senvion appointed preferred supplier for 300 megawatts of wind power in Australia

Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, has been selected by Nexif Energy as preferred supplier of the EPC contracts and maintenance agreements for the 25-turbine Glen Innes Wind Farm in New South Wales and the 59-turbine Lincoln Gap Wind Farm in South Australia. Combined, these projects will deliver over 300 megawatts (MW) of … Continue reading Senvion appointed preferred supplier for 300 megawatts of wind power in Australia

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Wind energy in Australia: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

Located west of Horsham, Victoria, near the town of Nhill, the Kiata wind farm is an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) project for Vestas. The order also includes a five-year Active Output Management (AOM) 4000 service contract, in which Vestas guarantees a defined level of availability and performance, and a SCADA VestasOnline Business for data-driven … Continue reading Wind energy in Australia: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm

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Senvion appointed preferred supplier for 300 megawatts in Australia

Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, has been selected by Nexif Energy as preferred supplier of the EPC contracts and maintenance agreements for the 25-turbine Glen Innes Wind Farm in New South Wales and the 59-turbine Lincoln Gap Wind Farm in South Australia. Combined, these projects will deliver over 300 megawatts (MW) of … Continue reading Senvion appointed preferred supplier for 300 megawatts in Australia

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Gas Natural Fenosa to invest €120 million in Australian wind farm project

Gas Natural Fenosa has been awarded its first wind farm contract in Australia through its international generation business company Global Power Generation (GPC). The 91 megawatt park will be constructed in the New South Wales states, 90 kilometres from the capital-city of Australia, Canberra. Gas Natural is expected to invest €120 million euros in the … Continue reading Gas Natural Fenosa to invest €120 million in Australian wind farm project

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Port Augusta 375MW solar and wind energy park approved

Plans to build a major 375MW hybrid wind and solar plant near Port Augusta in South Australia, near to the site of the closed Northern coal power plant, have won approval from the state government. Project developer DP Energy said in a statement released late on Friday that the government’s green light meant it could … Continue reading Port Augusta 375MW solar and wind energy park approved

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Senvion to supply its first off-grid wind power project in Australia’s outback

Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, has signed a contract with EDL to supply wind energy to a hybrid micro-grid in Coober Pedy, a remote town in South Australia. In addition to two Senvion MM92 turbines from the company’s two-megawatt (MW) portfolio, the project will also use a unique combination of solar and … Continue reading Senvion to supply its first off-grid wind power project in Australia’s outback

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Wind power in Australia: Siemens secures follow-up onshore wind farm

Siemens has been awarded a contract to supply, install and commission 32 wind turbines, each with a capacity of 3.2 megawatts and a rotor diameter of 113 meters, for the Hornsdale Stage 2 onshore wind farm in South Australia. Stage 2 is an addition to the Hornsdale Stage 1 wind farm project, for which Siemens … Continue reading Wind power in Australia: Siemens secures follow-up onshore wind farm

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