Précis:The future of Australia’s largest solar project is in doubt after the $1.2 billion Solar Dawn project failed to obtain finance by a June 30 deadline, triggering the withdrawal of a $75 million grant from the Queensland state government.
By Giles Parkinson
Solar Dawn, which proposes to build a 250MW solar thermal power plant using compact linear Fresnel reflector technology now owned by consortium leader Areva, said it was hopeful the project could still go ahead, but the status of a $464 million grant from the Australian federal government is not clear.
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What now for Australia’s Solar Dawn Project?
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