Diversified Engineering and Infrastructure Company, RCR Tomlinson Ltd (ASX: RCR) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a contract valued at approximately $175 million with APA Group to design and construct one of Australia’s largest utility solar farms located in Dalby, Queensland (“Darling Downs Solar Farm”).
The Darling Downs Solar Farm will have an initial generating capacity of approximately 110MW. RCR’s scope of work includes engineering, procurement and construction (“EPC”) and commissioning of the solar farm, including associated substations and grid connection works. Construction is expected to commence in July 2017.
Conversion of this project from preferred tender status to contracted revenue will add to RCR’s record Order Book.
RCR’s Managing Director and CEO, Dr Paul Dalgleish said “We are delighted to have been awarded this contract following our successful collaboration to develop the project, initially with Origin Energy and more recently with APA Group. The award is the culmination of the ECI process, which included preliminary design and engineering works.