After successful commissioning at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Agnew Hybrid Renewable Microgrid was officially opened on 4 November 2021 in a celebration attended by dignitaries including the WA Minister for Mines and Petroleum; Energy; Corrective Services Bill Johnston. Constructed, owned and operated by global energy producer EDL, the 56MW microgrid powers Gold…Read more
Leading global energy producer EDL will build, own and operate a new solar farm and battery storage system to supplement its existing solar farm at Weipa, effectively tripling its supply of clean, reliable energy to Rio Tinto’s bauxite mine operations in Weipa and the remote township. EDL Chief Executive Officer James Harman said that EDL…Read more
EDL Chief Executive Officer James Harman was appointed as a Pay Equity Ambassador by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) after he voluntarily signed up for its program that encourages equal pay across workplaces. Here, he explains why he took the pay equity pledge.Read more
Works on the Jabiru Hybrid Renewable Project will get underway from 15 June 2021, starting with site clearing and preparation for the construction of the new power station and solar farm.Read more
Sustainable energy producer EDL has been awarded $9 million by the Australian Department of Industry, Science and Resources towards the company’s study to capture carbon dioxide (CO2) from biomethane production waste streams for injection into concrete.Read more
Global distributed energy producer EDL’s Agnew Hybrid Renewable Project in Western Australia has edged out competition from around the world to be named Engineering Solution of the Year at the 2020 Global Energy Awards.Read more
Leading energy producer EDL and global miner Gold Fields were joint winners at the Australian Engineering Excellence Awards for 2020, as their Agnew Hybrid Renewable Project was hailed as “a significant step forward in hybrid renewable energy engineering at scale”.Read more
Global energy producer EDL has successfully completed the 56MW Agnew Hybrid Renewable Project for Gold Fields’ Agnew Gold Mine in remote Western Australia.
All five wind turbines are now up and running and successfully integrated into Australia’s largest hybrid renewable microgrid, and the first in the country to power a mine with wind-generated electricity on a large scale. In favourable weather conditions, the project has delivered up to 70% of Agnew’s power requirements with renewable energy.