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  • OSMI seeks approval for scaled-down wind farm

    Forestry-based wind farm developer OSMI Australia has lodged a planning application with Victoria’s Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning for its flagship project, the Delburn wind farm

  • Engie plots large Chilean wind farm

    Engie has begun the permitting process for a 353.4MW wind farm in the Chilean region of Antofagasta

  • German firm signs first Chile green hydrogen supply deal

    Germany's Mabanaft has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with a subsidiary of Andes Mining and Energy to buy green hydrogen-generated e-fuels

  • Oz pension funds propose to fill Chinese investment gap

    The chair of Industry Super Australia, Matt Linden, has floated the possibility of the superannuation sector stepping in to fill the investment gap likely to be created by the country’s ongoing diplomatic tensions with China

  • Total pulls out of API

    Total has withdrawn from the American Petroleum Institute following a "detailed analysis of the climate positions" of the largest US trade association for oil and gas, the company has announced

  • Federal funding for NT gas reserve

    The Australian federal government has released a further A$173 million in funding to develop the Beetaloo Basin shale gas reserve in the Northern Territory

  • Itochu to divest interest in Australian coal

    Japanese conglomerate Itochu has pledged to divest interest in its Australian thermal coal mines with sell offs expected to commence this year

  • NZ aluminium smelter operating through 2024

    Rio Tinto and Meridian Energy agreed on the future of an aluminium smelter on South Island of New Zealand amid redevelopment plans for Southland

  • Transelec seeks permit for Chilean transmission project

    Chile’s Transelec is seeking regulatory approval for a transmission project in the Antofagasta region that it was awarded in a tender in 2019

  • Statkraft selects Nordex for Brazil wind farm

    Norway's Statkraft has placed an order with Nordex for a 518.7MW wind project in Brazil, the sponsor's largest wind project in South America

  • Shortlist receives RFP on Pacific Islands floatovoltaics

    Seven teams of advisers received a request for proposal to assist on preparing floating solar PV projects in the Pacific Islands

  • Row over Chevron’s LNG plant deepens

    Chevron’s Gorgon LNG plant in Western Australia continues to be a thorn in its side, as new documents have brought to light the failure of its delayed carbon capture system

  • NSW solar farm EIS on public exhibition

    NSW's Department of Planning, Industry and Environment has opened a 6-week public comment period on the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) of UPC/AC renewables’ Stubbo Solar Farm

  • Enel adds solar asset to Chilean pipeline

    Enel Green Power's Chilean subsidiary has begun the permitting process for a 200MW (DC) solar asset in the country, bringing its under-development portfolio up to 798MW

  • Brazil fills in details of power auction plan

    Brazil’s Ministry of Mines and Energy has announced further details on the country’s next two power auctions, which will be held this year

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