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    ACCIONA's activity in Australia started in 2002 through the Energy division. Since 2007, the Infrastructures and Water divisions were added to the Energy division. 

    ACCIONA is one of the founding and sponsoring members of theEuropean Australian Business Council and also forms part of the Spanish-Australian Industry and Commerce Chamber.

     

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    ACCIONA GROWING WITH AUSTRALIA
     


    Projects

    Sydney Light Rail

    Sydney Light Rail

    ACCIONA is the main Design and Construct JV partner of the ALTRAC consortium, awarded with the contract to design and construct the $2.1 billion Sydney CBD South East Light Rail. 

    Cheltenham and Mentone railways

    Cheltenham and Mentone railways

    Removal of three level crossings and construction of two new railway stations (Cheltenham and Mentone). The project will include more than 3 km of walking and cycle paths that connect the stations, better lighting and accessibility between them, new parking spaces and a potential residential and commercial development.

    Toowoomba Second Range Crossing

    Toowoomba Second Range Crossing

    ACCIONA has a Design and Construct JV partner of the Nexus Infrastructure consortium, awarded with the contract to design and construct the $1.6 billion Toowoomba Second Range Crossing (TSRC). 

    Legacy Way Tunnel

    Legacy Way Tunnel

    ACCIONA has designed, built and will operate the Legacy Way Highway for 10 years. The project entailed the construction of a 4.6 km-long double tunnel in a world record time by tunneling an average of 49.7 meters per day, surpassing the previously record set of 13.7 meters/day. The project was completed in 2015.

    Waubra Wind Farm

    Waubra Wind Farm

    Waubra Wind Farm is located approximately 35 kilometres north-west of Ballarat in Victoria. At peak, the wind farm can generate enough green energy to power more than 120,000 homes or enough electricity for the City of Ballarat and surrounding areas.

    Gunning Wind Farm

    Gunning Wind Farm

    ACCIONA finished building the 46.5 MW Gunning wind farm in 2011. Fully owned by ACCIONA, it comprises 31 ACCIONA Windpower wind turbine generators and is located in New South Wales. It was inaugurated on 20 July 2012 in the presence of then Prime Minister Julia Gillard. The facility produces the equivalent of electricity consumed by 23,250 Australian homes a year and reduces associated CO2 emissions by 162,750 tonnes.

     

     

    Cathedral Rocks Wind Farm

    Cathedral Rocks Wind Farm

    Connected to the grid in 2007, this was ACCIONA’s first wind farm in Australia. Developed in a joint venture with Energy Australia, it comprises 32 turbines totaling 64 MW of capacity. Located on Eyre Peninsula, in South Australia, it produces the equivalent of the electricity consumed annually by around 35,000 households, avoiding the emission of some 150,000 metric tons of CO2.

    Mundaring Water Treatment Plant

    Mundaring Water Treatment Plant

    In February 2011, the ACCIONA-led Helena Water consortium was selected to design, build, finance and operate the Mundaring Water Treatment Plant near Perth in Western Australia, under a 35-year contract. The project will have a capacity of 190 million liters per day (“MLD”) and represents an investment of AUD$300 million. It supplies water to more than 100,000 people in the state of Western Australia. The project began operations in mid-2013. It has received several awards.

    Adelaide Desalination Plant

    Adelaide Desalination Plant

    In 2012, ACCIONA finished the construction of the Adelaide Desalination Plant, thereby starting a 20-year contract for the operation and maintenance of this infrastructure. The plant's daily capacity is 300,000 m3 and is one of the largest desalination plants in operation. It guarantees 50% of the water needs in the city of Adelaide. It has received several awards.

     

     

    mt. gellibrand wind farm

    mt. gellibrand wind farm

    In service since June 2018, Mt Gellibrand Wind Farm will generate enough energy to power more than 60,000 households, while avoiding the emission of around 200,000 metric tons of CO2 to the atmosphere from coal-fired power stations every year. It is located 65km west of Geelong, in Victoria.

    mortlake south wind farm

    mortlake south wind farm

    With the start-up planned by 2020, ACCIONA is currently building the Mortlake South park in Victoria, a 175.5 MW facility equipped with 35 Nordex turbines of 4.5 MW unit power.

    Lilyvale photovoltaic plant

    Lilyvale photovoltaic plant

    One of the largest photovoltaic plants built in Australia. It is being developed by ACCIONA in collaboration with GRS (Gransolar) and ACCIONA Geotech, in the state of Queensland, Australia. This location has one of the highest levels of solar radiation in Australia. On the other hand, the plant is located in an ideal area for exporting electricity from the solar farm to the national grid.

    Kwinana Waste to Energy

    Kwinana Waste to Energy

    ACCIONA is building the first waste-to-energy plant in Western Australia, 40 km south of Perth. Kwinana, with a total surface area of 3.5 hectares, will process up to 400,000 tons of waste per year and will have a production capacity of 36 MW, equivalent to the consumption of 50,000 homes.


    Representative

    Brett Wickham

    Managing Director Energy

    brett.wickham@acciona.com

    360, Elisabeth Street – Floor 38th - 3004 Melbourne- Victoria

    Fernando Fajardo

    Managing Director (Australia, NZ & South East Asia) - ‎ACCIONA Infrastructure

    fernando.fajardo@acciona.com
    +61 7 30874333
    Level 5, 88 Creek Street Brisbane, Queensland 4000 - Australia


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