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Early Works Contract Awarded for Pacific Hydro’s Haughton Solar Farm

Pacific Hydro celebrated a key milestone today with early works construction contracts for the commencement of the Haughton Solar Farm being awarded to diversified engineering and infrastructure company RCR Tomlinson Ltd. The Haughton Solar Farm, which heralds Pacific Hydro’s entry to the Queensland market, will be built under an Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract, [...]


Pacific Hydro announces the recipients of the 2017 Sustainable Communities Fund

Pacific Hydro is proud to announce the projects that have received support through the 2017 Sustainable Communities Fund. Grants totalling over $250,000 will support forty-seven community-led initiatives across the regions of Ararat (VIC), Clements Gap (SA), and the Great South West (VIC), in the areas of sport, recreation, health, and the environment. “As a leading [...]


Local Good – A decade of Community Investment

Pacific Hydro today launched Local Good, its latest publication celebrating over a decade of support for its host communities across regional Australia. The launch coincided with the 5 year milestone celebration of the Basalt to Bay Landcare Group’s St Helens Flora Reserve project near Yambuk in Victoria, which has been supported by Pacific Hydro and [...]


Sun rises on new era of solar development

Pacific Hydro’s continued investment in large-scale solar reached a major milestone today with the granting of planning permission for Stage One of its planned 500MW solar farm in Haughton, Queensland. Burdekin Shire Council issued a Material Change of Use (MCU) Permit for the 1,200ha site, which when completed will have the capacity to generate enough [...]