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  • Warwick Solar Farm

    The University of Queensland is planning to build a 64MW solar farm near Warwick in Queensland's Southern Downs.

    (13/06/2018 10:20AM)

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    Engie is proposing to develop a 120MW solar farm near Narrabri in north-western New South Wales.

    (06/06/2018 03:45PM)

  • Rifle Butts (Wonwondah) Wind Farm

    NewEn is panning to build a 40MW wind farm near Horsham in Victoria.

    (06/06/2018 03:10PM)

  • Raglan Solar Farm

    Eco Energy World is planning to develop a 350MW solar farm near Raglan, north-west of Gladstone in Queensland.

    (29/05/2018 02:16PM)

  • Koberinga Solar Farm

    ESCO Pacific is proposing to develop a 55MW solar farm north-west of Bowen in Queensland.

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Cultana Pumped Hydro Project

EnergyAustralia with the Arup Group and Melbourne Energy Institute are conducting a feasibility study into a 225 MW pumped hydro plant using sea water on the Spencer Gulf near Port Augusta.

The initial phase, looking at the economic feasibility of building a pumped hydro facility between 100 and 250 megawatts in this location, commenced in August 2017.

Feasibility studies are expected to be completed by the end of 2018 at which time a final investment decision will be taken.

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency provided $435,000 towards the initial stage of the feasibility study and the South Australian Government and the Australian Renewable Energy Agency each contributed a further $500,000 to the next stage.

Company: Energy Australia

Capacity (MW): 225

Status: Planned

Start Year: 2025

Technology: Water Turbine

Fuel: Hydro

No. of Turbines: 3

Source of Information: Energy Australia web site (October 2017)


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    Port Augusta, South Australia 5715