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Australia’s 125 MW Sun Metals refinery solar farm officially opens

The 125 MW solar PV plant, which will supply the power-intensive zinc refinery near Townsville, is Australia’s largest operational industrial solar project.

Australia: Fully-commissioned utility-scale PV capacity to double by July

Australia is set to quadruple its utility-scale PV capacity with 2 GW pipeline. The effects are now beginning to show. So far just 0.1 MW are fully operational, but by July this is going to change.

Telstra underpins 70 MW Queensland solar farm

The Australian telco has signed a long-term contract to take all the output from a 70 MW solar farm near Emerald in a bid to rein in its energy costs, while the Queensland government has welcomed the company’s solar commitment set to create 200 jobs.

Construction begins on Sun Metals refinery solar farm

Queensland’s largest industrial solar project at the Sun Metals zinc refinery has broken ground. The new 125 MW renewable energy power station is to be delivered in early 2018.


Australian zinc refinery to build 100MW solar plant

Australian zinc metals producer Sun Metals is to build a 100MW solar PV plant to supply its refinery located near Townsville, in northern Queensland, in a landmark development in the Australian renewable energy landscape.


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