Australian state tenders off 650 MW solar and wind

Victoria has increased its target to 40 percent renewable energy by 2025 and is now launching a tender which could bring in huge investments.

Siden 2013 har det sydlige halvkugles største vindmøllepark været Macarthur-parken i den australske delstat Victoria bestående af 140 Vestas-møller på i alt 420MW. Nu vil delstaten udbyde 650MW VE. | Photo: Vestas

The government of the Australian state of Victoria has accelerated its renewable energy ambitions.

In October, the state will launch a tender for 650 MW renewable energy and at the same time will issue contracts for two solar projects of 138 MW. These initiatives intend to support the target of increasing the renewable portion of the energy mix 25 percent by 2025, in order to cover 40 percent of the full energy consumption, states Victoria's state government.

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