Australia's Downer EDI wins USD-137m solar job from FRV
Fotowatio's Moree solar farm in Australia. Image by Fotowatio (frv.com).
Australia-based Downer EDI Ltd (ASX:DOW) has been awarded an AUD-190-million (USD 137m/EUR 131m) contract to build and operate the 100-MW Clare solar park in Queensland, the company said today.
Spain’s Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV) awarded the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) and operation and maintenance (O&M) contracts to the Australian firm. Downer EDI said construction is planned to start in early 2017 and be completed in about 12 months.