The contract to build innogy SE’s 349MW Limondale Solar Farm, located in southern New South Wales and expected to be the largest solar farm in Australia, has been awarded.
BELECTRIC Solar and Battery GmbH (BELECTRIC) has awarded the contract to Downer.
Executive Director of Downer’s Utilities business, Trevor Cohen, said, “Once the Limondale Solar Farm is built, Downer will have constructed close to three gigawatts of renewable energy projects – making Downer a leader in the industry.”
The Managing Director of BELECTRIC, Martin Zembsch, said, “We’re delighted to have Downer deliver the Limondale Solar Farm. This is an important project for BELECTRIC, because it marks our clear intention to grow our business in Australia. By partnering with Downer, which brings tremendous experience in renewable energy projects, we know we’re in good hands.”
Notice to proceed has been issued to Downer, and construction is expected to be complete in 2020.