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RCR Tomlinson set to commence construction of Clermont and Wemen solar farms

January 16, 2018 • News, SustainabilityComments (0)

RCR Tomlinson has been given the go-ahead to proceed with the construction of two large solar projects in Queensland and Victoria. The company has received ‘a notice to proceed’ with the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) and Operation and Maintenance (O&M) of the 75MWac Clermont Solar Farm and the 88MWac Wemen Solar Farm, being

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Port Augusta solar thermal plant receives development approval

January 11, 2018 • SustainabilityComments (0)

SolarReserve’s $650 million Aurora plant is set to enter construction phase this year with the project receiving development approval from the South Australian State Government. Located 30 km north of Port Augusta, the 150MW solar thermal power plant will

Major new wind farm to create 1,300 renewable energy jobs

January 1, 2018 • SustainabilityComments (0)

More than 1,300 jobs will be created in Western Victoria with the massive expansion of Stawell’s Nectar Farms, powered by wind energy and backed by the Victorian State Government. The $665 million project, which involves building a major new wind farm with

MREP members to collectively purchase renewable energy from the Crowlands Wind Farm in Victoria

December 21, 2017 • SustainabilityComments (0)

A group of local governments, cultural institutions, universities and corporations have agreed to collectively purchase renewable energy from a newly-built wind farm located about 200km north-west of Melbourne. Members of the Melbourne Renewable Energy

Wirsol Energy announces two new solar projects in Australia

December 15, 2017 • SustainabilityComments (0)

International solar energy provider Wirsol Energy has announced that it has reached financial close for the construction of the 88Mwac Wemen Solar Farm in Victoria and the 755Mwac Clermont Solar Farm in Queensland. The projects, which are being financed with

New hub for future energy to open in Alice Springs

December 12, 2017 • SustainabilityComments (0)

The Territory Labor Government will invest $5 million over three years in a new energy centre in an effort to achieve the target of 50% renewable energy by 2030. Housed at the Desert Knowledge Precinct in Alice Springs, the Intyalheme Centre for Future Energy

Decmil teams up with Maoneng to deliver $275m solar project in NSW

December 7, 2017 • News, SustainabilityComments (0)

Decmil Group has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Maoneng Australia to design and build its 250MW Sunraysia Solar PV project located near Balranald in New South Wales. The deal will see Decmil and Maoneng work together on early engineering