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Babylon locks in BHP power contract

Newly listed Babylon Pump & Power has secured a $1.1 million power supply contract at BHP Billiton’s Mining Area C project in the Pilbara.

Pacific flags $15m impairments

Pacific Energy says it will meet its underlying earnings guidance for the 2018 financial year, but has flagged impairments totalling $14.8 million.

Carnegie sells EMC in merger deal

Carnegie Clean Energy has agreed to sell its battery storage and microgrid business to ASX-listed Tag Pacific as part of an all-scrip merger deal.

Power Ledger in Silicon Valley electric car deal

Perth-based blockchain business Power Ledger has signed a deal to work on an electric vehicle charging project in California’s Silicon Valley.

Monadelphous JV wins $70m wind farm contract

Monadelphous' joint venture business, Zenviron, is part of a consortium that has been contracted to deliver a wind farm in regional Victoria, with Zenviron expected to perform $70 million of work on the project.

Contractors switch on for next generation of power

SPECIAL REPORT: The rollout of next generation energy infrastructure such as batteries and microgrids is kicking off in WA, adding to the opportunities available for contractors in this space.

WA rooftop solar to triple: AEMO

Rooftop solar capacity across Perth and surrounds will nearly triple in the next decade, to be about 2.3 gigawatts, as the Australian Energy Market Operator confirmed current capacity and demand side management was sufficient to meet forecast demand on the South West Interconnected System power network.

Roy Hill connects to Pilbara power

Iron ore miner Roy Hill has connected its Port Hedland operations to Horizon Power’s North West Interconnected System following the installation of extensive underground facilities, which began in 2016.

Tudor heads east from Horizon

Frank Tudor has resigned as managing director of Horizon Power to take the reins of eastern states energy player Jemena.

Chinese group lobs $13bn offer for APA

The ownership of two major gas pipelines in Western Australia could change hands after a Chinese consortium proposed a $13 billion takeover of energy infrastructure giant APA Group, one year after the same consortium bought DUET Group, which owns the Dampier to Bunbury gas pipeline.

Horizon Power awards Onslow solar contracts

Horizon Power has awarded contracts to CPS National and Contract Power Group for the construction of a solar farm and battery storage in Onslow.

Onslow marine base set to expand

The state government has signed off on a $16.8 million Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility loan for the stage two expansion of Onslow Marine Support Base, located at Beadon Creek and operated by Kuwait-based Agility Logistics.

Solar deal takes Badgingarra project to 148MW

Sydney-based utility APA Group will expand its 130-megawatt wind farm project at Badgingarra to include a 17.5 megawatt solar farm, after extending a power purchasing agreement with Alinta Energy.

McGowan sets up lithium taskforce

Moves to encourage downstream lithium processing in Western Australia continued today, with the state government announcing a taskforce to develop a strategy for the sector.

Battery plant rumoured for Wesfarmers

Interest is growing in Kwinana as a possible battery manufacturing hub, with Wesfarmers mooted to be considering a move into the sector and representatives from US electric car manufacturer Tesla in Perth to meet with Premier Mark McGowan today.

Schneider Electric positive on WA

Global company Schneider Electric anticipates continued strong trading in Western Australia, helped by work on established resources projects, new lithium developments and its Clipsal business.

Concerns for local lithium if Musk’s Tesla tanks

Recent comments by Tesla’s Elon Musk, and his company’s price dive immediately after, will be of interest to the state’s lithium miners.

AGL rejects Alinta's $250m Liddell bid

AGL has knocked back Alinta Energy's $250 million offer to buy Liddell Power Station and reaffirmed its decision to close the plant in 2022.

Former Horizon Power manager faces CCC misconduct allegations

A former Horizon Power IT manager and his business partner are being investigated by the Corruption and Crime Commission over allegations the pair billed the state-owned company more than $1 million for services provided by a firm they jointly owned.

New Burrup projects aim to defy history

Two groups aspiring to build gas processing projects on the Burrup Peninsula are aiming to fare better than many others have in the environmentally sensitive area.

National contract win for Harrier

Former Rising Stars award winner Harrier Human Capital has continued its rapid national expansion, winning a $15 million recruitment contract with AGL Energy.

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