Contract awarded for balance of plant works at WA wind farm

Decmil Group Limited has been awarded a $72 million contract for balance of plant works at 180-megawatt Warradarge Wind Farm in Western Australia.

The project will be delivered in collaboration with leading global wind energy company Vestas who were awarded the engineering, procurement and construction; and operations and maintenance contract in January.

Decmil’s scope includes the design and construction of the civil and electrical balance of plant for the 51 turbine wind farm including wind turbine bases, 55km of access tracks, site cabling, switch room and substation.

Western Power will construct the transmission line from the wind farm sub-station to the network connection point near Eneabba.

The project is funded by Bright Energy Investments, a partnership between Synergy and the private sector.

Bright Energy Investments director Diana Callebaut said the Warradarge Wind Farm is expected to be recognised as one of the best renewable energy projects in the country.

The works will commence immediately and are expected to be completed by September 2020.

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