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Australia’s largest hybrid renewable microgrid officially opened

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…

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EDL to boost clean energy supply for Weipa with solar and battery

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…

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“Mr. Harman, my name’s Hollie and I want to work for EDL”

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.

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EDL to deliver sustainable energy for Jabiru

Leading global energy producer EDL has been appointed by the Northern Territory Government to build, own and operate the Jabiru Hybrid Renewable Project to supply power to the remote, off-grid Northern Territory town of Jabiru.

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EDL launches Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan

In conjunction with National Reconciliation Week and Mabo Day on 3 June 2020, sustainable energy producer EDL launched its first Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) via a virtual event attended by almost 200 employees across Australia.

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Agnew leads the way in decarbonising Australian mining with wind and hybrid power

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.

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