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Genex breaks ground on $126m Kidston Solar Project

Construction has commenced on Genex Power’s Kidston Solar Project based around the former Kidston mine, some 270 kilometres north-west of Townsville in far north Queensland. ARENA CEO Ivor Frischknecht, who was joined at the groundbreaking [...]

Australia’s first grid scale battery storage facility to be built in Victoria

The Victorian State Government is calling for expressions of interest from utility-scale battery storage businesses to build Australia’s first grid scale battery storage facility. The new 20MW battery, to be constructed in the north-west [...]

Genex reaches financial close on Kidston Phase One Solar Project

Genex Power announced that it has reached financial close for its Kidston Phase One Solar Project (KPS1) situated 270 kilometres north-west of Townsville in far north Queensland. The company has secured a $100 million debt package from Société [...]

Neoen to commence construction of three large solar plants in NSW within weeks

Renewable energy company Neoen is set to begin construction of three big solar plants in NSW that will nearly double the amount of big solar in the state and provide enough renewable energy to power 41,500 homes per year. The plants, to be [...]

Barcaldine Solar Farm achieves first generation

The Barcaldine Remote Community Solar Farm, developed with support from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA), has begun feeding electricity into the grid. Developed by Elecnor Australia, Barcaldine has the potential to produce enough [...]

Sandfire Resources announces completion of DeGrussa solar project

Sandfire Resources announced that the new solar power facility at its 100%-owned DeGrussa Copper-Gold Mine in Western Australia has achieved full generation capacity. The facility is currently generating approximately 7MW of power – in line [...]

ARENA welcomes MSF’s commercial partnership with Origin Energy

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has congratulated Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV) – the developers of the Moree Solar Farm (MSF) – on reaching a “landmark” agreement with Origin Energy for the sale of 100% of the electricity [...]

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