18th Sep 2017 - Media Release
Initial site preparation works are starting at the $225 million Ross River Solar Farm site, Townsville’s newest large scale solar plant.
Construction of the 148 megawatt (MW) solar farm, located 20 kilometres south of Townsville, is expected to begin in September.
1st May 2017 - Media Release
Palisade Investment Partners and ESCO Pacific are pleased to announce that the $225 million Ross River Solar Farm has reached financial close. Construction will now commence on the 148MW project which is located on a 202-hectare former mango plantation near Townsville.
6th Feb 2017 - Media Release
Australia’s largest solar project has moved a significant step closer towards construction and operation.
23rd Dec 2016 - Media Release
Australian utility scale solar project developer, ESCO Pacific, has received planning consent for a further three new solar farms with a total installed capacity of 320MW, edging close towards their goal of 1 GW by 2018.
15th Aug 2016 - Media Release
Australian developer of utility scale solar projects, ESCO Pacific, is moving forward with its project pipeline, having submitted development applications for three new solar farms with a total installed capacity of 320MW. These projects follow on from the recently approved 135MW Ross River Solar Farm near Townsville.
6th Jul 2016 - Media Release
Australian developer of utility scale solar projects, ESCO Pacific, has received planning consent for the development of a major solar farm near Townsville.
Townsville City Council recently voted in favour of the project, which will result in a 135MW solar farm being built on a disused mango plantation at Ross River. Continue reading here
10th Jun 2016 - Media Release
Australian developer of utility scale solar projects, ESCO Pacific Pty Limited (“ESCO Pacific” or “the Company”), is pleased to announce the appointment of highly regarded energy executive Darryl Flukes to the position of Chairman.
Mr Flukes has significant experience across the energy supply chain in executive, board and advisory roles throughout Australia, New Zealand and Europe with a strong background in renewable energy, wholesale/commodity markets and risk management. Continue reading here
6th Dec 2018 - Media Release
ESCO Pacific Pty Limited (“ESCO Pacific”), an Australian developer of utility scale solar projects, has secured in excess of A$4m of seed capital from an international consortium of investors in a fund-raising process led by Lennox Partners LLP, a London-based clean energy corporate finance firm.