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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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Vestas supplies wind turbines to Naturgy for wind energy in Australia

In partnership with Global Power Generation, a subsidiary of the multinational power company Naturgy Group, Vestas has secured a 97 MW deal for the Hawkesdale Wind Farm in Victoria, Australia. The project will feature 23 V136-4.2 MW wind turbines which Vestas will supply and install. Upon completion, Vestas will also deliver a 15-year Active Output … Continue reading Vestas supplies wind turbines to Naturgy for wind energy in Australia

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Naturgy signs PPA to build a 97 MW wind farm Hawkesdale Victoria, Australia

This deal increases GPG installed capacity in the country to over 700 MW.Naturgy increases its presence in Australia, becoming the Top-2 independent wind energy producer in the country and confirming its commitment to renewables growth in Australia, through its Global Power Generation joint venture (GPG).Hawkesdale is the fifth wind power project developed by Naturgy in … Continue reading Naturgy signs PPA to build a 97 MW wind farm Hawkesdale Victoria, Australia

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Wind energy in Australia, Vestas’ wind turbines for 328 MW wind farm

In partnership with Global Power Generation, a subsidiary of the multinational power company Naturgy Group, Vestas has secured a 328 MW deal for two wind projects in Victoria, Australia. The order includes supply and installation of 52 V136-4.2 MW wind turbines for the Ryan Corner Wind Farm as well as the engineering, procurement and construction … Continue reading Wind energy in Australia, Vestas’ wind turbines for 328 MW wind farm

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Engie acquires $528m wind farm in Australia

ENGIE Australia & New Zealand (ANZ) has announced the acquisition of Hills of Gold Wind Farm, a A$750m ($528m) facility from Wind Energy Partners. Located near Nundle, New South Wales (NSW), Australia, Hills of Gold Wind Farm is currently progressing through the planning process. ENGIE ANZ will be responsible for the development and operations of … Continue reading Engie acquires $528m wind farm in Australia

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Iberdrola to operate a giant storage system with network batteries in Australia

Infigen has reached an agreement with local distributor TransGrid to operate Wallgrove’s battery powered energy storage system in New South Wales, called the “Wallgrove Network Battery”. The battery will have a power of 50 MW, capable of producing 75 MW, and Infigen will manage it for a period of 10 years, after its commissioning. Wallgrove … Continue reading Iberdrola to operate a giant storage system with network batteries in Australia

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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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