Downer to drive power sta­tion

Pilbara News - - News - Tom Zaun­mayr

Downer EDI En­gi­neer­ing and Power has been awarded the con­tract to con­struct a new mod­ule power sta­tion in Onslow.

Project di­rec­tor Mau­rice Ryan said con­struc­tion would start in March, with han­dover sched­uled for Jan­uary 2018.

“These works will es­tab­lish the back­bone power in­fra­struc­ture to sup­port the grow­ing en­ergy needs of the town as well as set the foun­da­tions for Hori­zon Power’s vi­sion for a highly dis­trib­uted re­new­able en­ergy fu­ture in Onslow,” he said.

This phase of works is at the op­tions anal­y­sis stage with con­struc­tion ac­tiv­i­ties sched­uled to start in 2018.

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