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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. In favourable weather conditions, the project has delivered up to 70% of Agnew’s power requirements with renewable energy.

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Brea Power Plant celebrates safety milestone

EDL is proud to announce that its 32MW Brea Power Plant has achieved a major safety milestone of five consecutive years without a significant safety incident, even through the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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EDL COVID-19 update

As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds, EDL remains focused on our target of ZERO Harm by keeping our people safe and healthy as we deliver essential services to power our communities and customers. There have been no disruptions to EDL’s 24/7 operations and we are continuing to supply reliable, sustainable energy through our 99 sites.

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Watch “Powering On”

This ABC News story on the Agnew Hybrid Renewable Project provides a progress update on EDL’s ground-breaking energy solution for Gold Fields’ Agnew Gold Mine in Western Australia. Produced for ABC News by ABC Goldfields’ Jarrod Lucas, 2020.

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EDL awarded grant for renewable hydrogen study

Sustainable energy producer EDL has been awarded $243,000 by the West Australian Government’s Renewable Hydrogen Fund towards its study to produce hydrogen from renewable energy sources, as the first step towards totally displacing diesel and gas to power remote sites.

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Engineering schoolkids’ enthusiasm for STEM

In the United Kingdom, global energy producer EDL has proudly launched a partnership with leading science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) educator Primary Engineer with a teacher and engineer training day.

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First stage of landmark Agnew hybrid renewable project powers up

Global distributed energy producer EDL has switched on its 23MW power station that integrates photovoltaic solar with gas and diesel generation to power Gold Fields’ Agnew Gold Mine, completing the first stage of one of Australia’s largest hybrid renewable microgrid projects.

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