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  • Yarranlea Solar Farm

    Risen Energy is planning to develop a 121MW solar farm about 50 kilometres west of Toowoomba in Qeensland.

    (14/02/2018 02:57PM)

  • Mungari Solar Farm

    Carnegie Clean Energy is planning to build a 100MW solar farm with a 20MWh battery at a site between Kalgoorlie and Coolgardie in Western Australia.

    (12/02/2018 03:14PM)

  • Snowtown North Solar Farm

    Tilt Renewables is planning to construct a 50MW solar farm 10 kilometres west of Snowtown in South Australia.

    (12/02/2018 11:33AM)

  • Lakeland Wind Farm

    Windlab is planning a 100MW wind farm south-west of Cooktown in Queensland.

    (12/02/2018 11:19AM)

  • Baroota Reservoir Pumped Storage

    Rise Renewables is planning a 200-230MW pumped hydro storage project at Baroota Reservoir near Port Germain in South Australia.

    (12/02/2018 11:02AM)

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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 has provided $435,000 towards the project.

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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