Genex buys development rights for Bulli Creek project

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Australian energy company Genex Power has bought the development rights to Bulli Creek Clean Energy Project—a 2GW solar and battery energy storage project located approximately 100km south-west of Toowoomba in Queensland.

Acquiring development rights from Solar Choice, Genex will develop the Bulli Creek Clean Energy Project over five phases on a 5,000ha site.

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Genex CEO James Harding said, “Genex is pleased to have executed the transaction documents with Solar Choice for the acquisition of a 100 per cent interest in the development rights for the Bulli Creek Battery and Solar Project.

“The project is anticipated to be developed in stages, with the first stage being the proposed 400MW/1,600MWh large-scale Bulli Creek Battery Project.

“The Bulli Creek Battery Project is a continuation of our battery strategy and will be one of the largest battery energy storage systems in the National Electricity Market.”

During the second phase, Genex will develop a solar project with capacity of up to 675MW.

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Solar Choice managing director Angus Gemmell said, “This is a watershed moment for Solar Choice and the Bulli Creek project in which we have invested an exceptionally large amount of work and initiative over the last nine years.

“We are thrilled to be working alongside Genex’s expertise on their delivery of the Bulli Creek Battery and subsequent solar farm stages towards the fulfilment of the project’s immense grid and land capacity.”

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