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.Read more
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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.
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.Read more
This ABC News story on the Agnew Hybrid Renewable Project outlines the challenges of delivering renewable energy solutions in remote regions as the wind farm components are transported from China, to Geraldton in Western Australia, then 630km inland to the goldfields regionRead more
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.Read more
This BBC story on the remote South Australian opal mining town of Coober Pedy shows how our award-winning Coober Pedy Hybrid Renewable Project is putting this unique, off-grid town on the world map as a “leader in sustainable living”.Read more
In Term 3, a team from EDL visited Dapto High School in New South Wales to encourage female senior students to take up non-traditional careers either through electrical and mechanical trades or STEM opportunities. EDL Global Engineering Manager Helen Burns, Operations Supervisor Rebekah Utting and apprentices Hollie Hasiuk and Alkira Lazaro attended the school assembly,…Read more
EDL has won the 2019 Asia Power Awards’ Environmental Upgrade of the Year in recognition of its successful Coober Pedy Hybrid Renewable Project.Read more