Brisbane-based renewable energy investor Lyon Group has launched an innovative utility-scale solar-plus-storage market services tender to cover 640MWh of storage across three major projects in Victoria, South Australia and Queensland.
Australian telecommunications company Telstra announced has signed off on a contract with energy company RES to buy all of the power generated by a 70MW PV project set to be built near Emerald, Queensland.
The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) announced Monday that it has committed approximately US$44.5 million in financing to RATCH-Australia Corporation — which the company will use to redevelop a disused coal-fired power station in Collinsville, Queensland, as a 42.5MW solar farm.
Australian energy infrastructure firm APA Group has agreed to purchase a 110MW solar plant that is currently under development near Dalby in south-western Queensland, Australia, for AU$200 million (US$150 million).
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.