EDL's two-phase Agnew mine project is the latest and largest development in a series by Australian miners tapping into solar in a drive to cut emissions and power costs.
The Goyder South project mixing wind (1.2GW), solar (600MW) and batteries (800MW) is the latest of a deluge of enormous solar-plus-storage schemes proposed in the sunny island state.
According to local news reports, construction of the US$150 million, 40,000-panel project will start in 2021.
Swedish energy group will install 38MW of PV alongside 22MW wind element and 12MWh storage battery system, with plans for complex to go live in autumn 2020.
The USTDA-backed feasibility study will determine the hybrid project’s commercial viability and gauge the optimal mix of on-site technologies.
The South Australian state gov has greenlit Neoen's A$500m hybrid renewables project. Plus: More than one-third of Queensland households now have rooftop solar, according to new report.
Firm’s subsidiary inks PPA with farmer power cooperative for Skeleton Creek project, billed as the largest triple hybrid of its kind to see the light in the US.
Insurance helps firm secure fresh debt for Grand Ridge Solar, built earlier this decade and joined by storage facility since 2015.