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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 [...]

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 [...]

UGL wins $110m contract to deliver stage one of the Kidston Solar Project

UGL Limited has won a $110 million contract from power generation and development company Genex Power for work on the company’s solar project at Kidston in North Queensland. It comes after Genex successfully secured ARENA funding for the [...]

Genex signs QLD Solar 150 support deed, commences site works at Kidston  

The Queensland Government has announced the signing of the first formal deed of agreement under its Solar 150 program which was designed to support 150 megawatts of solar power generation in the state. The deed of agreement was signed with [...]

Genex Power receives first instalment from ARENA for feasibility study into Kidston Pumped Storage project

Genex Power has announced that it has received the first instalment of just over $730,000 from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) as part of the $4 million support that the agency allocated for a feasibility study into the construction [...]

ARENA announces short-list of 22 large-scale solar projects selected to take next step

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has announced the short-list of projects that made it to the next stage of its $100 million large-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) competitive round. On 9 September 2015, ARENA announced that at least [...]

ARENA-supported feasibility study into Kidston Pumped Storage project to give old mines a new lease on life

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has announced a $4 million support towards a feasibility study into the construction of a 330 MW pumped storage hydroelectric power plant at the disused Kidston Gold Mine in North Queensland. The [...]

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