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  • Vacy Solar Farm

    Rio Indygen is proposing to build a 25MW solar farm near Vacy in the New South Wales Hunter region.

    (24/06/2019 03:53PM)

  • Chichester (Pilbara) Solar Farm

    Alinta Energy is planning to construct a 60MW solar farm near the Christmas Creek iron ore mine in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.

    (24/06/2019 03:39PM)

  • Quorn Park Solar Farm

    Renewable Energy Developments Pty Ltd is proposing to build a 160MW solar farm near Parkes in the central west of New South Wales.

    (24/06/2019 02:55PM)

  • MacAnzac Project

    AgriWaste Pty Ltd is proposing to develop a 100MW agricultural waste energy generating plant near Coleambally in the New South Wales Riverina.

    (24/06/2019 02:40PM)

  • Woodvale Solar Farm

    GBM Gold plans to construct a 60MW solar farm on disused evaporation ponds at Woodvale near Bendigo.

    (27/05/2019 02:32PM)

Clayton Landfill

Energy Developments Ltd operates a number of landfill gas power plants at various locations around Australia including at the Clayton Landfill in Melbourne which produces about 10 MW of electricity.

The gas  extraction system consists of well drilled into the landfill. The wells are fitted with wellheads comprising valves and flow meters to control the flow from each well. An underground pipeline network connects the wells to a central gas compression and processing plant. Gas blowers maintain vacuum on the gas extraction system and compress the gas to the pressure required for supply to the generating plant.

All of the power produced is sold at the local electricity distribution utility.

Company: Energy Developments Ltd

Capacity (MW): 10

Status: Operating

Start Year: 1995

Technology: Reciprocating Engine

Fuel: Biomass - Landfill

Estimated Output: 25 GWhr p.a.

Source of Information: Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population & Communities we site (September 2011) and
"Renewable Energy Technologies in Australia & New Zealand", UNESCI, 1999


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    Clayton, Victoria 3168