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CIMIC's Pacific Partnerships acquires large scale solar farm

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    Australia, June 2 -- CIMIC Group company Pacific Partnerships has acquired the development rights for Glenrowan Solar Farm in northern Victoria, the first large-scale solar farm to be owned and developed by CIMIC Group as principal.Pacific Partnerships, through its energy business, Pacific Partnerships Energy, will develop, invest in, and manage Glenrowan Solar Farm, with CIMIC Group company UGL to undertake construction, operations and maintenance.CIMIC Group Executive Chairman Juan Santamaria said: a€œCIMIC is committed to supporting Australia's energy transition, and is pursuing large-scale renewable generation, storage and generation assets. The 245-hectare solar farm will generate an installed capacity of up to 125 MW and is proposed to connect to the existing nearby Glenrowan Terminal Substation. It is expected to generate enough independent electricity to power approximately 45,000 Australian homes.Glenrowan Solar Farm development rights were purchased from leading Australian renewable energy developer and asset manager, ESCO Pacific. Grid connection and services agreements are in place with the Victorian transmission network operator (AusNet) and the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO).UGL is currently undertaking early works for the project, including design, procurement and construction planning with operations and renewable energy generation expected to commence from the end of 2023. Published by HT Digital Content Services with permission from Pivotal Sources. For any query with respect to this article or any other content requirement, please contact Editor at


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