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Photon Secures NSW Aussie Solar Farms Financing (Int’l. Report)
Photon Energy
Date: 2020-06-01
In Australia, Photon Energy Australia is reporting financial close on two New South Wales solar farm projects -- the Leeton and Fivebough projects with a combined capacity of 14MW.

Photon will act as engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor for the two projects which are expected to be completed and commissioned in Q4,2020. Battery storage is expected to be added to the solar farms at some point and no PPA have yet been signed.

Photon Energy Australia is a subsidiary of Photon Energy, a global provider of complete large solar power systems,according to the company website. (Source: Photon Energy Australia, PR, ReNew Economy, 30 May, 2020) Contact: Photon Energy Australia, Michael Gartner, Managing Dir.,,

More Low-Carbon Energy News Photon Energy,  Solar,  Australia Solar,  

RayGen Touts Aussie CSP, Hydro Storage Technology (Int'l. Report)
RayGen,Photon Energy
Date: 2020-04-17
In the Land Down Under, Melbourne-based solar power technology and renewable energy storage specialist RayGen is touting plans to develop a huge 100MW/1,000MWh concentrated solar (CSP) and hydro storage project.

RayGen's technology is currently on track to be tested at a 50MWh-scale in Victoria State with $3 million in funding from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) and a key partnership with Sydney-based major power generator and retailer AGL Energy Ltd.

The company also recently announced a planned 200MW solar plant with around 100MW/1000MWh storage Photon Energy. (Source: RayGen, PR, 15 April, 2020) Contact: Raygen, +61 3 8669 0380,; ARENA,; AGL Energy, 011 61 3 8633 6000,; Photon Energy,

More Low-Carbon Energy News Australian Renewable Energy Agency,  Concentrated Solat,  Energy Storage,  Photon,  

Canadian Solar Takes Control of Aussie Solar Portfolio (M&A)
Canadian Solar,Photon Energy
Date: 2018-01-31
Canadian Solar Inc reports it will take a controlling 51 pct stake in each of five utility-scale solar projects totaling 1,140-MWp in New South Wales, Australia, from Netherlands-based developer Photon Energy NV.

The 5 solar projects include a 316-MWp PV park in Gunning, solely owned by Photon Energy, and four projects that Photon developed in partnership with Polpo Investment -- 178 MW in Mumbil, 165 MWp in Gunnedah, 286 MWp in Suntop and 196 MWp in Maryvale.

Financial details of the transaction have not been released. (Source: Photon Energy, Canadian Solar, Others, Jan 28, 2018) Contact: Photon Energy Australia,; Canadian Solar, Dr. Shawn Qu, CEO,

More Low-Carbon Energy News Canadian Solar,  Photon Energy,  Solar Australia Solar,  

Photon Energy Confirms Three Aussie Solar Farms Plan (Int'l)
Photon Energy
Date: 2017-11-03
In the Land Down Under, Photon Energy has confirmed it is planning to construct solar farms at three locations -- Mumbil, Maryvale and Suntop -- in 2019. The projects are subject to state government planning and other regulatory approvals.

In total, the three projects will generate sufficient electric power for about 190,000 homes and save more than 930,000 tpy of CO2 emissions. (Source: Photon Energy, Wellington Times, 30 Oct., 2017) Contact: Photon Energy,

More Low-Carbon Energy News Photon Energy ,  Solar,  Australia Solar,  

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