22 Jun '11, 1pm

Australia Making Waves in Solar

Australia Making Waves in Solar

Solar Dawn and Moree Solar Farm are part of the Solar Flagships program’s $1.5 billion infusion to create grid-connected solar power stations in Australia using CSP and PV technologies. Once complete, the two projects they selected will be among the world’s largest for their respective technologies. The combined capacity of the two projects, in the neighborhood of 400 MW, would represent a large percentage of the nation’s current solar capacity. According to a recent EPIA global report , Australia ended 2010 with 504 MW of installed PV capacity. Solar Dawn A consortium of AREVA Solar , CS Energy and Wind Prospect CWP has been selected to develop a CSP project in Round 1 of the Solar Flagships Program. Solar Dawn is a proposed 250-MW CSP/natural gas hybrid power plant and will be the largest plant of its kind in the world when complete, according to the company. The project...

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