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WIRSOL acquires 110MW Wemen solar project in Victoria

WIRSOL acquires 110MW Wemen solar project in Victoria

🕔Sep 18, 2017

WIRSOL Energy Pty Ltd. part of WIRCON group, has started yet another new utility scale solar project in Australia. The company plans to start construction during Q4 2017, delivering an overall DC installed capacity of approx. 110MW.

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IPPToday #55: Five companies shorlisted for large solar farm in Queensland

IPPToday #55: Five companies shorlisted for large solar farm in Queensland

🕔Sep 12, 2017

The Goverment of Queensland has shortlisted a total of 5 companies for the development of the Aldoga renewable energy project, with a projected capacity of 450 MW.

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ARENA​ ​to​ ​help​ ​fund​  ​30 MW​ ​South Australia​ ​battery project

ARENA​ ​to​ ​help​ ​fund​ ​30 MW​ ​South Australia​ ​battery project

🕔Sep 5, 2017

A​ ​new​ ​large-scale​ ​battery,​ ​​will​ ​be​ ​built​ ​in​ ​South​ ​Australia​ ​with​ ​support​ ​from the​ ​Australian​ ​Renewable​ ​Energy​ ​Agency​ ​(ARENA).

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South Australia launches call for proposals under Renewable Technology Fund

South Australia launches call for proposals under Renewable Technology Fund

🕔Sep 1, 2017

The State Government of South Australia is calling for expressions of interest (EOI) from businesses interested in accessing a share of a AUD150 million (US$119 million) Renewable Technology Fund (RTF).

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IPPToday #47: Queensland's Renewables 400 program attracts strong interest

IPPToday #47: Queensland's Renewables 400 program attracts strong interest

🕔Aug 30, 2017

The Queensland Government’s auction for 400MW of large-scale renewable energy generation and storage has attracted interest from more than 200 business, including project developers, investors and local small businesses.

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IPPToday #46: Feasibility study underway for 2-GW Aussie pumped hydro project

IPPToday #46: Feasibility study underway for 2-GW Aussie pumped hydro project

🕔Aug 29, 2017

The Australian Government has confirmed an agreement between the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) and Snowy Hydro had been reached to drive planning for the construction of the project and insight for future pumped hydro projects into the future.

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IPPToday #43: Victoria announces 650 MW auction

IPPToday #43: Victoria announces 650 MW auction

🕔Aug 24, 2017

The southern Australian state of Victoria has unveiled the first of its large scale renewable energy auctions in the first major move towards the country's most ambitious renewable energy target of 40% by 2025.

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SolarReserve signs 150 MW PPA with South Australian goverment

SolarReserve signs 150 MW PPA with South Australian goverment

🕔Aug 23, 2017

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AMP Capital reaches final close on the AMP Capital Infrastructure Debt Fund III

AMP Capital reaches final close on the AMP Capital Infrastructure Debt Fund III

🕔Aug 22, 2017

AMP Capital has reached final close on the AMP Capital Infrastructure Debt Fund III (IDF III), raising US$2.5 billion for the mezzanine debt strategy, an additional US$800 million in co-investment rights and securing a further US$800 million from investors who want access to its deal capabilities.

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IPPToday #39: Largest wind farm in Australia hits the financial close

IPPToday #39: Largest wind farm in Australia hits the financial close

🕔Aug 18, 2017

AGL Energy (AGL) has announced that the 453 MW Coopers Gap wind farm is set to proceed to construction having achieved financial close with the sale of the project to the Powering Australian Renewables Fund (PARF).  

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IPPToday #34: Genex receives funding approval for largest PV and pumped hydro project in Australia

IPPToday #34: Genex receives funding approval for largest PV and pumped hydro project in Australia

🕔Aug 9, 2017

Australian-based energy developer Genex Power has received first-round board approval from the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) for potential debt funding of its stage 2 large-scale solar and hydro pumped storage projects, which are part of the Kidston Renewable Energy Hub, in Northern Queensland.

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IPPToday #33: Equis to develop the largest solar project in Australia

IPPToday #33: Equis to develop the largest solar project in Australia

🕔Aug 8, 2017

Equis Energy, Asia‐Pacific’s largest renewable energy IPP, has received approval from the Western Downs Regional Council in Queensland, Australia to develop the 1,000 MW Wandoan South Solar Project (WSSP), one of the largest solar projects in Australia and the world.  

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IPPToday #29: Western Australia launches tender process for Albany wave energy

IPPToday #29: Western Australia launches tender process for Albany wave energy

🕔Aug 2, 2017

The Western Australian government has launched a request for proposals (RFP) for a cutting-edge energy project in Western Australia's Great Southern, the Albany Wave Energy project.

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EnergyAustralia sings PPA with Neoen for solar project

EnergyAustralia sings PPA with Neoen for solar project

🕔Aug 1, 2017

EnergyAustralia has announced it had signed a long-term agreement to buy 100 MW of new renewable energy from the 150 MW capacity Coleambally solar farm developed by Neoen in New South Wales.

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Newcastle coal terminal refinancing reaches financial close

Newcastle coal terminal refinancing reaches financial close

🕔Jul 20, 2017

Newcastle Coal Infrastructure Group (NCIG) has announced the completion of a US$634m refinancing with a syndicate of eight banks.

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AGL to build 210MW fossil-fuel power plant in South Australia

AGL to build 210MW fossil-fuel power plant in South Australia

🕔Jun 19, 2017

AGL Energy Limited (AGL) has announced it would invest AUD295 million (US$225 million) to develop a 210 MW reciprocating engine power station near Adelaide, South Australia.

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Senvion signs Partnership Agreement for 420-MW Murra Warra wind farm in Australia

Senvion signs Partnership Agreement for 420-MW Murra Warra wind farm in Australia

🕔Jun 14, 2017

Senvion, a global manufacturer of wind turbines, has signed a Delivery Partnership Agreement with RES Australia and its project partners for the 116-turbine Murra Warra wind farm in Victoria in a consortium with Downer.

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Queensland proposes transmission line to serve renewable projects

Queensland proposes transmission line to serve renewable projects

🕔Jun 13, 2017

The Queensland government (Australia) has unveiled plans to build a new 500 km transmission line in the north of the state to unlock barriers to more than 2 GW of wind, solar and hydro projects.

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AGL granted permit to develop 460-MW Queensland wind farm

AGL granted permit to develop 460-MW Queensland wind farm

🕔Jun 6, 2017

AGL Energy has received a development permit from the Queensland Government to build up to 115 turbines for the Coopers Gap Wind Farm.

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DIF and Lighthouse acquire 125 MW solar project in Australia

DIF and Lighthouse acquire 125 MW solar project in Australia

🕔Jun 1, 2017

DIF Infrastructure IV and Lighthouse Infrastructure have announced the acquisition of 100% of the 125 MW Clare Solar PV project from Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV), via a 50 - 50 joint venture.

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