Mytilineos begin on 75-MW Aussie solar project

Jul 8, 2022 05:26 PM ET
  • Greek commercial group Mytilineos SA (FRA: MYH) on Friday formally initiated the building of its 75-MW Wyalong solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in New South Wales, Australia.
Mytilineos begin on 75-MW Aussie solar project
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Structure works are anticipated to take around 6 months.

To be set up at West Wyalong, in the state's Riverina region, the facility will certainly extend some 260 hectares of land. It will be run under a lasting power purchase agreement (PPA) with NBN Co, a publicly-owned corporation of the Australian government that will certainly develop the country's nationwide broadband network. The agreement will certainly back the entity's goal of obtaining 100% renewable power by December 2025.

The plant's future outcome is anticipated to provide around 27,000 regional homes.

Mytilineos obtained the Wyalong project at end-2020 from Aussie renewables designer ESCO Pacific. The system belongs to the Greek firm's approximately 750-MW Aussie solar profile, that includes projects in numerous phases and 118 MW in operation.

"We are delighted concerning the path ahead in Australia's power transition away from nonrenewable fuel source power generation as well as we are devoted to further develop our strategic presence in the country," said Ian Kirkham, General Manager EPC & Director, Oceania Region at Mytilineos.

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