Aurora Solar Energy Project Update September 2018 This edition covers three new advancements in the development of the Aurora Solar Energy Project; SolarReserve’s partnership with Heliostat SA, the execution of the land lease agreement and securing the native vegetation clearing permit.
Financing for the Aurora Solar Energy Project is progressing well, along with selection of a general Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contractor. Once these activities are completed, construction will commence later in 2018.
SolarReserve has opened its Australian Headquarters in South Australia located at Level 5, 26 Flinders Street in Adelaide. With Australia identified as a priority market for the global organisation, SolarReserve’s Adelaide team will focus on delivering theAurora Solar Energy Project as well as spearhead SolarReserve’s future projects in South Australia and the broader region.
SolarReserve has received Development Approval for its Aurora Solar Energy Project, a key milestone required to build the landmark 150 megawatt solar thermal power station 30 kilometers north of Port Augusta. The approval process examined a range of critical elements including environmental, community, and social impacts of the Aurora project, which were assessed by several South Australian Government agencies.
SolarReserve has submitted its Development Application for the Solar Energy Project to the South Australian Government, which is currently under assessment. The Development Application has been publicly exhibited for community and government agency comment. A decision on whether the South Australian Government will grant consent to the Development Application will be made by the end of 2017.
Roundup of news for September 2017