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South Australia launches tender process for 100 MW battery project

South Australia launches tender process for 100 MW battery project

🕔Mar 21, 2017

The State Government of South Australia has opened a two-week Expression of Interest period for national and international companies interested in building Australia’s largest grid-scale battery in South Australia.

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Edify Energy and Wirsol reach financial close for Aussie solar parks

Edify Energy and Wirsol reach financial close for Aussie solar parks

🕔Mar 16, 2017

Edify Energy and international investor Wirsol Energy Limited have achieved the financial closure for three solar parks totalling 165 MW in Australia.  

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Financial close for Hornsdale 3rd stage wind farm

Financial close for Hornsdale 3rd stage wind farm

🕔Mar 8, 2017

Neoen, John Laing and Megawatt Capital secure Financial Close for the final stage of Hornsdale Wind Farm (SA), one of the most competitive renewable energy projects in Australia.

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Infrastructure Capital Group (ICG) acquires Bald Hills Wind Farm

Infrastructure Capital Group (ICG) acquires Bald Hills Wind Farm

🕔Mar 3, 2017

Infrastructure Capital Group (ICG) has announced that it has completed the acquisition of Bald Hills Wind Farm, a 106.6MW, 52 turbine wind farm located approximately 140 miles south east of Melbourne.

 

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Victoria launches a request for expression of interest for 20-MW battery storage facility

Victoria launches a request for expression of interest for 20-MW battery storage facility

🕔Mar 2, 2017

The government of the Australian state of Victoria has announced a call for Expressions of Interest to build Australia's first grid scale battery storage facility.

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First Solar selected for 63 MW Kidston solar project

First Solar selected for 63 MW Kidston solar project

🕔Feb 17, 2017

First Solar will supply 63 MWDC of advanced thin-film photovoltaic modules to the Kidston Phase One Solar Project in Queensland which will produce approximately 145,000 MWh of electricity in its first year of operation.

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Genex reaches financial closure for the first phase of the Kidston solar project

Genex reaches financial closure for the first phase of the Kidston solar project

🕔Feb 16, 2017

Genex Power Limited has announced that it has successfully achieved Financial Close for its Kidston Solar Project Phase One 50 MW.

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Equis expands into Australia with two large scale solar projects

Equis expands into Australia with two large scale solar projects

🕔Feb 13, 2017

Equis Energy has approved the development, construction and operation of two solar projects in  Australia with a total generation capacity of 200 MW.

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Neoen closes financing for solar trio in Australia

Neoen closes financing for solar trio in Australia

🕔Feb 7, 2017

Three projects of Neoen Australia are the first with debt financing to reach financial close under the Clean Energy Finance Corporation’s AUD250 million (US$191.5 million) large-scale solar program and the Australian Renewable Energy Agency’s AUD92 million (US$70.5 million) large-scale solar round.

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Powering Australian Renewables Fund achieves financial close of Silverton Wind Farm

Powering Australian Renewables Fund achieves financial close of Silverton Wind Farm

🕔Jan 23, 2017

AGL Energy Limited has announced that it has reached financial close on the sale of the 200 MW Silverton wind farm project in western New South Wales, to the Powering Australian Renewables Fund, a partnership between AGL, QIC and Future Fund for the development of approximately 1,000 MW of large-scale renewable energy projects.

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Carnegie announced AUD5 M capital raise

Carnegie announced AUD5 M capital raise

🕔Jan 18, 2017

Carnegie Clean Energy Limited has announced that it has received firm commitments for a AUD5 million (US$3.74 million) capital raise via the issue of AUD0.08 (US0.06) per share convertible notes which will be used to refinance an existing AUD500,000 working capital bank facility currently in place with its 100% owned solar/battery microgrid developer Energy Made Clean Pty Ltd.

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Foresight Group expands partnership

Foresight Group expands partnership

🕔Jan 16, 2017

Foresight Group, an independent infrastructure and private equity investment manager, has announced the promotion of Minal Patel, Ricardo Pineiro and Matt Smith to Partner as of 1st January 2017.

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FRV closes financing for Clare Solar Farm Project in Queensland

FRV closes financing for Clare Solar Farm Project in Queensland

🕔Jan 16, 2017

Solar developer, Fotowatio Renewable Ventures has announced it has reached financial close for its 100 MW AC (125 MW DC) Clare Solar Farm project, with construction expected to start in early 2017.

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Cheung Kong Infrastructure bids for Australia's Duet Group

Cheung Kong Infrastructure bids for Australia's Duet Group

🕔Jan 10, 2017

DUET Group has announced that it had received an unsolicited, indicative, incomplete, non-binding and conditional proposal from Cheung Kong Infrastructure to acquire 100% of DUET’s outstanding stapled securities at a price of AUD3.00 (US$2.2) per stapled security, payable in cash.

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Nexif Energy announces acquisition of OneWind Australia projects

Nexif Energy announces acquisition of OneWind Australia projects

🕔Dec 29, 2016

Singapore-based Nexif Energy has announced that it has signed agreements and is completing the acquisition of OneWind’s late stage development wind projects, the 212 MW Lincoln Gap project in South Australia and the 90 MW Glen Innes project in New South Wales.

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CIMIC completes the sale of Nextgen Group

CIMIC completes the sale of Nextgen Group

🕔Dec 28, 2016

CIMIC Group has announced the completion of the divestment of its remaining 29% investment in Nextgen Group.

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Genex Power signs financing for 50 MW Kidston solar power project

Genex Power signs financing for 50 MW Kidston solar power project

🕔Dec 14, 2016

Clean energy firm Genex Power has achieved financial closure for its 50 MW first phase of Kidston solar power project in far north Queensland.

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Powering Australian Renewables Fund achieves first major milestone

Powering Australian Renewables Fund achieves first major milestone

🕔Nov 29, 2016

AGL Energy Limited (AGL) on behalf of the Powering Australian Renewables Fund (PARF) has reached financial close on selling its 102 MW Nyngan and 53 MW Broken Hill solar plants into the fund.

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Santos announces sale of Victorian gas assets

Santos announces sale of Victorian gas assets

🕔Nov 17, 2016

Santos has announced the sale of its Victorian assets to Cooper Energy for cash consideration of up to AUD$82 million. The sale will result in Santos exiting from offshore Victoria. In March 2016, Santos completed the sale of its interest in the Kipper gas field for AUD$520 million.

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IFM Investors and AustralianSuper acquire 50.4% interest in a 99-year lease of Ausgrid

IFM Investors and AustralianSuper acquire 50.4% interest in a 99-year lease of Ausgrid

🕔Nov 11, 2016

The consortium comprising equal representation of IFM Investors and AustralianSuper has acquired a 50.4% interest in a 99-year lease of Ausgrid releasing AUD16.2 billion (US$12.3 billion) in gross proceeds to the New South Wales Government.

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