Infigen shares jumped 18 per cent on Monday with rumours of a prospective buyers.
Insiders are also wondering that with some cash in the war chest, will Infigen try to secure the Emu Downs wind farm which is only 200km away from their Alinta/Walkaway wind farm.
Collector residents are getting loud about the prospect of up to 80 wind turbines being constructed nearby.Transfield Services submitted a project application last month for the $400million Collector wind farm development. The proposed project is 55km north-east of Canberra just south of the Cullerin Range wind farm. The project has local residents uneasy about the possible visual impact of 80 turbines up to 150m tall along the north south escarpment.
Rugby Wind Farm
Environmental assessment work has been undertaken for a proposed large wind farm in-between Rugby and Boorowa in South West NSW. Windlab Developments, together with Suzlon Energy, are jointly investigating the development of the Rugby Wind Farm, located between Rugby and Boorowa. Windlabs has been investigating the area since 2004. The proposed wind farm will comprise of up to 90 wind turbines, up to 160m tall.
The ACT government is standing by its solar feed-in tariff despite the NSW governments actions to slash the tariff for household solar installations. ACT installation up to 10kW receive 45.7c per kWh, compared to the revised NSW tariff of 20c/kWh.
UFWA’s new manager is set to move their office closer to the action in the CBD of Sydney.
Two top executives in Acciona’s North America business have left the group, amid continuing rumours of a switch in emphasis from its US operations due to this years downturn in the US wind market.