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.
Energy Finance & Investment News in Oceania
The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Board of Directors has approved the disbursement of a loan of up to US$2 million to develop solar energy capabilities and coverage in Samoa.
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.
A new large-scale battery, will be built in South Australia with support from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA).
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
Newcastle Coal Infrastructure Group (NCIG) has announced the completion of a US$634m refinancing with a syndicate of eight banks.
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.
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.
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.
AGL Energy has received a development permit from the Queensland Government to build up to 115 turbines for the Coopers Gap Wind Farm.