Lyon Group announces construction of $660 million solar farm and battery at Nowingi, south of Mildura

CONSTRUCTION of a $660 million solar farm and battery – touted as the world’s second largest – is expected to begin south of Mildura within three months.

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Its proponents, Lyon Group, are today opening expressions of interest for contracts covering 640MWh of energy storage capacity, involving three projects across three states with a capital cost of close to $2 billion.

One of those developments, about 50km south of Mildura, will build Victoria’s first large-scale battery storage.

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