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Wind and solar farms to account for $28 billion of investment in large-scale utility projects

The Australian renewable energy industry is expected to benefit from A$36 billion of investment by 2020, according to a recent report.

Renewable energy developer Epuron awaits planning decision on three wind farm projects in NSW

Renewable energy developer Epuron is waiting on planning decisions from the NSW Director General for three wind farm projects with a total output between 460MW and 710MW.

Australian and Chinese interests partner to develop $6bn in solar thermal, wind energy projects

Diversified renewable energy company CBD Energy has partnered with two Chinese businesses to develop $6 billion of renewable energy projects in Australia over eight years.

Project management services contract for $1bn Macarthur Wind Farm in Victoria fourth for KBR

Projectory is awaiting project manager and procurement protocol details from KBR for the $1billion 140-turbine Macarthur Wind Farm in Victoria.

Infigen Suntech proposes $150m 50MW Capital Solar Farm linked to wind farm at Bungendore, NSW

Infigen Suntech Australia plans to construct a 50MW photovoltaic solar farm 5km north-east of Bungendore on the Southern Tablelands of NSW.

Infigen Suntech Australia plans 100MW solar farm near Nyngan on the Western Plains of NSW

The proposed $300 million solar farm would be located on a 450 hectare site 2km from the centre of Nyngan and comprise of a series of photovoltaic modules.

Infigen Suntech Australia seeking approval for $300m solar energy farms in north-west NSW

Infigen Suntech Australia is seeking approval for two solar energy farms to be constructed near Moree and Nyngan, in the north-west of NSW.

Permits granted for $880m Moorabool and Yaloak South wind energy facilities south of Ballan

The Victorian Government has granted planning permits for the Moorabool and Yaloak South wind energy facilities south of Ballan.

Planning permits approved for $1bn Stockyard Hill Wind Farm Project west of Ballarat

Victorian Planning Minister Justin Madden has approved three planning permits for 157 turbines for the $1 billion Stockyard Hill Wind Farm west of Ballarat.

AGL and Meridian Energy partner to construct $1bn 420 MW wind farm at Macarthur in Victoria

AGL Energy Limited (AGL) and Meridian Energy (Meridian) have entered binding contracts to construct a 420 MW wind farm at Macarthur in Victoria’s south west at a total capital cost of $1 billion.