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20 Dec | John Laing to develop the 57.6MW Cherry Tree Wind Farm in Victoria

John Laing, the international originator, active investor and manager of infrastructure projects, has today acquired from Infigen 100% of the 57.6 MW Cherry Tree Wind Farm project in Victoria, Australia and has reached financial close.

10 Dec | Nexans and Marais Laying Technologies Australia unite their forces for the construction of the largest onshore wind farm in Australia

  • Nexans and Marais Laying Technologies Australia, a Tesmec Group subsidiary, have partnered in a consortium to provide a complete collector cable service for Australia’s Stockyard Hill Wind Farm;
  • The consortium has been awarded a contract worth over 12 million euros (around 20 million AUD) by the project’s contractor SNC-Lavalin to design, manufacture, supply, install and test 275 km of 33 kV collector cables for the 530 MW onshore wind farm that will be the largest in the Southern Hemisphere;
  • The project relies on a unique design methodology for wind and solar farm collector networks developed to boost cost savings of the wind farm and supported by Nexans Research Center of Lyon;
  • Trenching and laying of the 33 kV power cables, fiber optics and earthing cables for the first collector group of 13 turbines were started by Marais Laying Technologies Australia in the fourth quarter of 2018.

17 Oct | Genesis and Tilt Renewables announce plan for Waverley Wind Farm

Genesis and Tilt Renewables today announce they intend to partner in the development of the Waverley Wind Farm.

08 Oct | Macquarie Group invests into the Asian Renewable Energy Hub, which has expanded to over 11 GW and has achieved Lead Agency Status

Macquarie Group has agreed to provide development capital to the Asian Renewable Energy Hub and join the project consortium alongside Intercontinental Energy, Vestas and CWP Energy Asia.

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11 Sep | Naturgy increases its presence in Australia threefold after the award of a 180 MW wind farm project

  • This is Naturgy’s first inorganic investment following the presentation of its new Strategic Plan 2018-2022 and the second investment of the company in the Asia-Pacific region, through its Global Power Generation joint venture
  • The total planned investment in the development of the wind farm amounts to 259 million Australian dollars, equivalent to approximately 166 million euros, and fully complies with the investment and profitability criteria established by Naturgy in its Strategic Plan 2018-2022
  • Including this project, Naturgy ranks within the TOP 5 independent renewable operators in Australia with around 270 MW of capacity

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11 Sep | ACCIONA is awarded a wind farm in Victoria (Australia), an €177 million investment

The 157.5-MW capacity Mortlake South wind farm is designed with thirty-five 4.5-MW Nordex turbines

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10 Sep | Atlas Renewables Business Unit launches in Australia

To celebrate the occasion, Atlas Professionals invited Dutchman Wiebe Wakker to its Perth based office. Wiebe is driving from the Netherlands to Australia in his electrical car to explore how we can all live a more sustainable life and shared his experience with the Atlas staff, who also had a look at his Blue Bandit. Next to this, Larry Thorstensen, the newly-appointed Operations Manager Renewables, outlined his new role.

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10 Sep | RES Completes the Sale of Murra Warra Wind Farm Stage I to Partners Group

RES (Renewable Energy Systems) today announced that together with Macquarie Capital it has successfully secured equity funding for the construction of the first stage of Murra Warra Wind Farm ("Murra Warra I") in Australia. The 226MW wind farm is being acquired from RES and Macquarie Capital by global private markets investment manager Partners Group, acting on behalf of its clients.