UK developer Island Green Power (IGP) is to break ground on a trio of solar farms in Australia, while London-headquartered developer Eco Energy World (EEW) plans to build a 280MW solar farm near Bouldercombe in Queensland.
Global utility-scale solar developer Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV) announced Tuesday that it has signed a power purchase agreement with Ergon Energy — the Queensland Government-owned electricity retailer — for the proposed 100MW (125MW DC) Lilyvale Solar Farm project.
Indian conglomerate Adani has released more details of its planned 1GW of solar investments in Australia over the next five years, while the Queensland Supreme Court has dismissed appeals against granting mining licenses for Adani’s planned $16.5 billion Carmichael coal project.
Adani Group, currently the largest solar developer in India, plans to start constructing two solar PV plants with 100-200MW capacities in Australia next year, according to a Bombay Stock Exchange filing.
Integrated power firm and utility Origin Energy has signed a 13-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with solar developer Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV) to offtake electricity from the planned 100MW Clare Solar Farm in north Queensland.