Spanish renewable energy and infrastructure company Acciona Energy has won a contract from the Queensland government to transform 1,250 hectares of state-owned land at Aldoga, outside Gladstone in Queensland, into a 265MW solar farm to power up to 122,000 homes.
A consortium comprising Spotless, AusNet Services, EnergyAustralia and Fluence has signed a contract with the Victorian government and the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) to design, construct and operate the first utilities scale grid-connected Battery Energy Storage System in Victoria.
A consortium of Spanish company Sacyr Industrial and Australian company Leed Engineering and Construction has secured a contract for the design, construction and management of a tertiary water treatment plant for agricultural purposes in the north of Adelaide, Australia.
Ferrovial subsidiaries Broadspectrum and Cadagua have secured their first contract for the design and construction of water and wastewater treatment facilities in Australia and New Zealand using an end-to-end integrated solution model.
CIMIC Group company UGL has secured contracts from Equis Energy to build and maintain the Tailem Bend Solar Farm in South Australia.
Australia-based AGL Energy has begun construction on $295m Barker Inlet Power Station in South Australia.
Downer EDI, along with its joint venture partner Ausenco, has been awarded an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract by OZ Minerals Carrapateena for work at the Carrapateena copper gold mine project in South Australia.
Construction has commenced on the new $160m Kennedy Park Energy, which is being developed by Australian energy company, Windlab.
Spanish infrastructure firm Acciona has signed a loan agreement worth AUD75m ($56.7m) with Instituto de Crédito Oficial (ICO) for the construction and start-up of the Mt. Gellibrand wind farm in Victoria, Australia.
The European Investment Bank (EIB), the European Union’s long-term lending institution, has agreed to provide $75m loan for a new $405m investment programme by the Water Authority of Fiji.
Nexif Energy has secured required financing for the first stage of its $450m 212 MW Lincoln Gap Wind Farm in Port Augusta, South Australia.
Renewable energy firm DP Energy has awarded $600m contracts to Denmark-based Vestas Wind Systems and Australian engineering group Downer for the development of Stage 1 of the Port Augusta Renewable Energy Park in South Australia.
A consortium of John Holland, MPC Group and TRILITY has bagged a contract from WaterNSW to design, build, operate and maintain the River Murray to Broken Hill pipeline in New South Wales (NSW), Australia.
North Queensland’s Kennedy Park wind, solar and battery project has reached financial close following receipt of $18m in funding from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA).
A joint venture (JV) of Enel’s subsidiary Enel Green Power (EGP) and Dutch Infrastructure Fund (DIF) has commenced construction on the 137.7MW Bungala Solar One photovoltaic (PV) plant in Australia.
Spanish renewable energy companies Acciona and Gransolar have been awarded a contract by solar developer Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV) to build a photovoltaic plant in Queensland, Australia.
UGL, a subsidiary of CIMIC Group, has bagged an AUD133m ($104.4m) contract to design and build stage one of the Bannerton 110MWDC solar park near Robinvale in Victoria, Australia.
AGL Energy (AGL) is set to begin construction on 453MW Coopers Gap wind farm after closing the financing with the sale of the project to the Powering Australian Renewables Fund (PARF), a partnership between AGL and Queensland Investment Corporation (QIC).
Renewable energy firm Equis Energy has secured an approval from the Western Downs Regional Council in Queensland to set up the 1,000MW Wandoan South Solar Project (WSSP) in Australia.
Jacobs Engineering Group has won a contract from the Powering Australian Renewables Fund (PARF) to provide project management services for a proposed 200MW wind farm in Western New South Wales, Australia.