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What Does a Big Battery Do?

What Does a Big Battery Do?

Ever wondered what a big battery does? Neoen and AusNet have made a wonderful animation that explores the many abilities of a grid-scale or big battery and the role they play in supporting the clean energy transition.

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The Learning Hub Launch

The Learning Hub Launch

The Learning Hub is a stand-alone website with materials for Years 5-6 and another for Years 7-8, both centered around electricity and renewable energy.

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Stringing of Powerline

Stringing of Powerline

Powerlink, the Transmission Network Service Provider, has completed the stringing of the high voltage transmission line which will connect Western Downs to the electricity grid.

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Construction Update: April, May, June

Construction Update: April, May, June

Construction continues to ramp up on site on multiple work fronts. Underground cable installation across site is ongoing with over 90km of medium voltage (33kV) AC trenches laid with cable across the site; Over 40% of piles have been installed and the PV tracking...

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Construction Update: March

Construction Update: March

Construction on site has ramped up with works progressing on multiple work fronts. Upgrade works to 16 Mile Hall Road have been completed and the site office has now been fully established. Civil and fencing works continue throughout the site and the construction of...

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Agrisolar Guide

Agrisolar Guide

As pioneers of agrisolar Neoen led an industry -wide initiative to share emerging lessons on agrisolar which resulted in the development of Australia’s first Agrisolar Guide.

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Construction Set to Commence (Road Works Update)

Construction Set to Commence (Road Works Update)

Wishing everyone a safe and happy new year! Preliminary site mobilization works cultural heritage survey and monitoring and some civil works have commenced on site since December 2020. Some minor road upgrade works at the cross section of Kogan-Condamine Road and 16...

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Local Employment & Networking Session

Local Employment & Networking Session

Neoen and the project's EPC Contractor Sterling & Wilson would like to thank everyone who attended the community and employment information session at the Chinchilla Cultural Centre on 27 August. It was great to see so much interest from the local community in...

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August Information Session

August Information Session

Western Downs Green Power Hub is a 400 MW solar farm approaching the start of construction. Come and get an update on the project and learn about opportunities for local job-seekers and suppliers. Thursday, 27 August The Auditorium, Chinchilla Cultural Centre, 8086...

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Cultural Heritage Survey

Cultural Heritage Survey

Cultural Heritage Survey A cultural heritage survey of the entire solar farm project site has recently been completed by Cultural Heritage Solutions and Cultural Heritage Management Australia with representatives from the Traditional Owners, the Barunggam. Several...

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