Tilt Renewables has approximately 11% market share of installed wind capacity in Australasia, comprising 307 operating turbines across 7 wind farms, with a total installed capacity of 582MW. Tilt has a high level of contracted revenue, with counterparties including Origin Energy and Trustpower. Tilt has a development pipeline of 8 further wind farm projects, with the potential for more than 2,000MW of installed capacity and also intends to pursue solar development opportunities in Australia.
Tilt's management team have extensive wind farm development and operational expertise.
Snowtown sits on the Barunga and Hummocks Ranges, 170 kilometres (km) north of Adelaide, in South Australia. Stage one of the wind farm has been generating electricity since 2008, with 47 Suzlon S88 2.1MW wind turbines and is one of mainland Australia’s best performing wind farms. The addition of a single Suzlon S95 2.1MW turbine was commissioned in 2011. The power from Snowtown is all sold on a 'as produced basis for a specified price per KWh' until 2018.
Stage two saw the construction of 90 Siemens 3MW direct drive wind turbines. The total average annual output of both stages is expected to be approximately 1,350GWh: enough to power 230,000 homes and offset 950,000 tonnes a year of CO2 currently produced by coal-fired electricity generation.
This Update explains why Infratil invested in Canberra Data Centres, Longroad Energy and Tilt Renewables, and outlines the investment plans of each of those businesses.
Comparisons between Tilt Renewables and Longroad Energy are a helpful way to appreciate that while both companies are seeking to develop a portfolio of wind and solar generation, the USA and Australia are quite separate jurisdictions presenting quite distinct challenges and opportunities.
27 Nov 2018
Infratil/Mercury JV reaches key milestone of 85% acceptances and alerts small shareholders
The joint venture formed by Infratil Limited and Mercury NZ Limited for the takeover of Tilt Renewables Limited has reached the key milestone of 85% acceptances.
“Now we have reached 85%, a full privatisation becomes almost inevitable in the future”,...
14 Nov 2018
Tilt Renewables Limited (“Tilt Renewables”) is pleased to announce that the 336MW Dundonnell Wind Farm (“DDWF”) located in Western Victoria has successfully reached financial close today.
"As previously announced to the market, the Board of Tilt Renewables made the Final Investment Decision for DDWF on 30 October 2018 and it is...
14 Nov 2018
Infratil advises that Infratil 2018 Limited and Mercury NZ Limited (together “TLT JV”) have varied their takeover offer for Tilt Renewables Limited ("Tilt Renewables") to extend the closing date to Friday, 30 November 2018 at 11.59pm.
A copy of TLT JV’s variation notice is attached.
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