Enel Green Power cooperates on wave energy with Australian CCE.

Enel Green Power cooperates on wave energy with Australian CCE.

Enel Green Power (“EGP”), the Enel Group’s renewable energy arm, and Australian renewable developer Carnegie Clean Energy Limited (“CCE”) signed a Collaboration Agreement aimed at developing and testing CCE’s CETO 6 wave energy generator. Under the agreement, EGP and Carnegie will also work together to identify, develop and invest in new opportunities for CETO 6 […]

Vestas sells 31 turbines in Tasmania.

Vestas sells 31 turbines in Tasmania.

Australian-based Palisade Investment Partners Limited (Palisade) has placed a 112 MW turnkey order with Vestas for the Granville Harbour Wind Farm in Tasmania, Australia. Vestas has developed a solution with Palisade that is customised to Tasmania’s excellent wind conditions, and that will provide low-cost renewable energy that can power more than 46,000 local homes. The […]

Massive wind farm approved in central Queensland.

Massive wind farm approved in central Queensland.

A billion-dollar wind farm planned for central Queensland is set to be the biggest in the state and one of the largest in Australia. The 195-turbine Lacour Energy project at Clarke Creek, north-west of Rockhampton, has been granted State Government approval, with construction expected to begin next year. Company director Mark Rayner said the turbines […]

After 400-plus objections EPYC withdraws application for $300 million Jupiter Wind Farm project.

After 400-plus objections EPYC withdraws application for $300 million Jupiter Wind Farm project.

Locals say they are “surprised and relieved” the proponent of a wind farm between Canberra and Goulburn has withdrawn its application. Renewable energy company EPYC said its proposed 54-turbine Jupiter Wind Farm five kilometres south-east of Tarago will not be going ahead. The long-running controversial project has been widely opposed by local residents and the […]

Murra Warra Wind Farm Stage One reaches financial close, construction to commence.

Murra Warra Wind Farm Stage One reaches financial close, construction to commence.

RES (Renewable Energy Systems), today announced the Murra Warra Wind Farm project has achieved financial close, enabling the commencement of construction of Stage One. Stage One of the project comprises 61 turbines (226MW nameplate capacity), to be located approximately 30 kilometers north of Horsham. During this stage of the project, around 150 jobs in regional Victoria will be […]

Work Starts on Australia’s Biggest Wind Farm.

Work Starts on Australia’s Biggest Wind Farm.

As the debate surrounding the controversial Adani mine heats up, a renewable energy option has started construction 250 kilometres north-west of Brisbane. Construction started this week on the 453-megawatt wind farm project, which is due to be completed in 2019. The wind turbine project will produce 1.5 million megawatt-hours of renewable energy annually – enough […]

GE to help develop new wind energy system in Australia.

General Electric (GE) has announced that it will be helping develop a large-scale wind energy project in Australia. The company will be working with the Powering Australian Renewables Fund (PARF) in this endeavor. PARF is currently in a partnership with AGL Energy and the Queensland Investment Corporation to expand Australia’s wind energy capacity. The country […]

Windlab to receive $10 million milestone success payment.

Windlab to receive $10 million milestone success payment.

Windlab Limited has advised it has become entitled for a milestone success payment of just over $10 million in respect of the Coopers Gap Wind Farm in South East Queensland operated by AGL Energy Limited (AGL) and the Powering Australian Renewables Fund (PARF). Coopers Gap Wind Farm in South East Queensland is Australia’s largest wind energy […]

Genex Power secures construction accommodation at Kidston.

Genex Power Limited has entered into a lease option agreement in respect of the Oaks Rush Resort (Oaks Rush) at Kidston in North Queensland to accomodate workers during the construction phase of the Company’s 50MW PV Solar Project at Kidston (Solar Project). Genex intends to upgrade the Oaks Rush site into suitable accommodation to house […]

Surbana Jurong acquired Snowy Mountain Engineering Corporation.

Surbana Jurong acquired Snowy Mountain Engineering Corporation.

Control of one of Australia’s most iconic companies, Snowy Mountain Engineering Corporation, is to go offshore, to an arm of the Singapore government, in a $400 million deal which ends the prospect of a sharemarket float that has emerged regularly over the years. The deal may make millionaires out of a number of its employees since as many as one in 10 holding shares […]

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