Downer is pleased to announce it has been awarded a contract by BELECTRIC Solar and Battery GmbH (BELECTRIC) to build innogy SE's 349MW Limondale Solar Farm located in southern New South Wales.
Once built, it is expected to be the largest solar farm in Australia.
Executive Director of Downer’s Utilities business, Trevor Cohen, said: “We are pleased to be working with BELECTRIC on the Limondale Solar Farm, which will deliver significant economic and environmental benefits for the local community.
“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 bring 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.