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Neoen submits final Response to Community Submissions

Neoen thanks the community members who provided feedback and comments on the Crystal Brook Energy Park (CBEP) Development Application in both written and verbal form. These comments have been tremendously valuable.Neoen has now submitted its second and final Response to Community Submissions to the Department of Planning. Both the first and second responses aim to provide clarity on the questions and issues raised by community members in their submissions, and are attached to this post for download by interested [...]

Neoen submits Development Application for the Crystal Brook Energy Park

Neoen submitted its Development Application for the combined wind, solar and storage project on the 29th of March. The DA will be assessed by the SA Planning Commission’s State Commission Assessment Panel (‘SCAP’) via the section 49 Development Act State sponsorship process. The project team is excited to have reached this milestone and looks forward to engaging further with the community, Port Pirie Council and the Planning Commission during the assessment process. Once the Commission completes its initial processing, the [...]

Neoen holds third Community Open Day in Crystal Brook

Prior to submitting its application for Development Approval, Neoen Australia recently held a third and final Community Open Day for the Crystal Brook Energy Park at the CWA Hall in Crystal Brook township. The event was designed to showcase and invite feedback on the project’s substantially altered layout (from 53 turbines to 26) and provide the community with information on the Hydrogen Superhub study to be carried out in partnership with the South Australian Government. The Open Day was well-attended [...]

Neoen awarded funding to investigate hydrogen

Neoen is investigating the possibility of constructing a renewable hydrogen production facility at the Crystal Brook Energy Park. The proposed 50MW Hydrogen Superhub would be the largest co-located wind, solar, battery and hydrogen production facility in the world, producing up to 25,000kg of hydrogen per day.Neoen has been awarded a grant from the South Australian Government’s Renewable Technology Fund to conduct a feasibility study to determine if the proposed Superhub can proceed. Neoen will use this funding to support [...]

Crystal Brook Energy Park Community Open Day

Neoen Australia will hold a Community Open Day to share project updates on Crystal Brook Energy Park.Interested community members are invites to drop-in to the open day, an informal event, to meet the project team, view display materials and maps and learn about the Energy Park.When: Monday 26 March, 3pm to 7pmWhere: CWA Hall, 48 Bowman Street, Crystal Brook, South Australia, 5523More information about the Open Day can be found below.Download [85.20 KB] 

Neoen provides additional photomontages to community

Following the community information session in February of 2017 where we exhibited photomontages, several members of the community requested additional viewpoints from specific locations. In response, Neoen has produced a set of four additional photomontages from viewpoints at Bird Hill, Beetaloo Valley Road, Mills Road and the Wilkins Highway. These photomontages are based on the preliminary design layout that was presented at the community information session. Please note that this preliminary design layout will be further developed, and is [...]