Joint venture partners Synergy and GE Energy Financial Services built the10MW Greenough River Solar Farm utilising photovoltaic solar modules from First Solar. It is situated about 50km south east of Geraldton in Western Australia’s mid-west region.
Synergy is WA's leading retailer and energy producer, providing aproximately 60% of electrical capacity in the South West Interconnected System (SWIS), together with operation of wind, wind-diesel systems in regional areas of Western Australia.
Synergy has over 20 years experience developing and operating renewable energy assets. Its renewable generation portfolio includes wind farms at Albany, Esperance and Kalbarri, and innovative wind-diesel systems in Bremer Bay, Coral Bay, Denham and Hopetoun. For more information, visit http://www/synergy.net.au
About GE Energy Financial Services
GE Energy Financial Services’ experts invest globally across the capital spectrum in essential, long-lived, and capital-intensive energy assets that meet the world’s energy needs. In addition to capital, GE Energy Financial Services offers the best of GE’s technical know-how, technology innovation, financial strength, and rigorous risk management. Based in Connecticut, the GE business unit helps its customers and GE grow through new investments, strong partnerships, and optimization of its approximately US$20 billion in assets. For more information, visit http://www.geenergyfinancialservices.com
About First Solar
First Solar manufactures solar modules with an advanced semiconductor technology and provides comprehensive photovoltaic (PV) system solutions. For more information about First Solar, please visit http://www.firstsolar.com