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Friday, 22 June 2018

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WestConnex sale gets difficult

PFI Issue 627 - June 13, 2018

The WestConnex sale is down to just two bidders now. And problems still remain with the process. By John Arbouw

AGL makes LNG terminal pipeline deal

PFI Issue 627 - June 13, 2018

Pipeline group APA has entered into a development agreement (DA) and an associated 20-year gas transportation agreement (GTA) with AGL Energy for the development and construction of the Crib Point Pakenham Pipeline.

Vic govt shortlists land titles bidders

PFI Issue 627 - June 13, 2018

The Victorian government has shortlisted MIRA, First Super/CBus and CK Infrastructure as the bidders for the estimated US$1.6bn, 40-year lease of its land titles office, according to reports.

Wonwondah wind farm gains approval

PFI Issue 627 - June 13, 2018

The Victorian government has given approval to German developer NewEn to construct the 40MW Rifle Butts wind farm near Horsham. Its Australian subsidiary will now negotiate a transmission network agreement and try to secure a power purchase agreement (PPA).

APA extends PPA

PFI Issue 627 - June 13, 2018

APA Group has extended the existing power purchase agreement (PPA) with Alinta Energy for the Badgingarra Wind Farm, to include a 17.5MW solar farm. Both projects are expected to be commissioned in early 2019.

Santos to fund new gas project

PFI Issue 627 - June 13, 2018

Santos and its partners in the GLNG project on the east coast of Australia will invest more than A$400m (US$302m) in the 137-well Arcadia coal seam gas project in the Bowen Basin in Queensland’s Central Highlands region.

Simec Zen signs solar PPA

PFI Issue 627 - June 13, 2018

South Australian company Simec Zen Energy has signed an eight-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with a consortium headed by the SA Chamber of Mines & Energy to provide power from the yet to be built 220MW Cultana solar farm at Whyalla, according to reports.

Queensland Uni to build wind farm

PFI Issue 627 - June 13, 2018

The University of Queensland intends to build a 64MW solar farm near Warwick in the southern downs region of the state. The wind farm is intended to supply the entire power needs of the university.

Study identifies 4.8GW of Tassie pumped potential

PFI Issue 627 - June 13, 2018

Pumped hydro could generate 4,800MW of potential capacity across 14 sites in Tasmania, according to a study released last week by Hydro Tasmania and the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA).

LNG import terminal ready to go

PFI Issue 627 - June 13, 2018

The proposed A$300m (US$228m) LNG gas import terminal that Australian Industrial Energy (AIE) wants to build at Port Kembla in New South Wales is reported to have signed up about 12 offtakers.