SIMEC ZEN Energy has launched a $1 billion 1 GW dispatchable renewable energy programme, consisting of a number of projects, including cogeneration at the Whyalla steel plant in South Australia.
Alinta Energy has made a formal offer to buy AGL’s Liddell coal-fired power station, in New South Wales, Australia, for AU$250 million.
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has been commissioned to build a 194 MW wind farm complex in Australia, which will combine installation of 56 of the firm’s SG 3.4-132 turbines with a battery energy storage system.
Pacific Energy of Australia has secured an agreement to buy Contract Power Group, which has a value of $90 million.
The South Australian Government has given development approval to construction of the world’s largest solar thermal power plant.
Feasibility studies on the Hydro 2.0 project in Kidston and a hydroelectric power station at Burdekin Falls Dam, both in north Queensland, Australia, have indicated that these projects are viable.
SolarReserve has signed a long-term Generation Project Agreement (GPA) to build a 150 MW solar thermal power station near Port Augusta, South Australia.
APR Energy has announced that it will be using GE TM2500 mobile gas turbine gensets to provide new generation capacity to South Australia ahead of the summer.
South Australia’s biggest power producer and retailer AGL has announced plans to build a new $295 million gas-fired unit to replace part of the ageing Torrens Island power station.
Origin Energy has set a new benchmark for renewable energy off-take deals in Australia after committing to a long-term power purchase agreement of below $60/MWh for the 530 MW Stockyard Hill Wind Farm in Victoria.