Oil and gas multinational to build Australia’s largest solar farm

ITALIAN multinational oil and gas company ENI has entered the Australian Renewable Energy market with the purchase of Australia’s largest construction ready solar farm project near Katherine.

The NT News is reporting that construction work on the solar farm was expected to start in the next few weeks, with an expected commercial operation date in the final quarter of this year.

The $40 million project will have about 75 ha of solar panels about 5km northwest from Katherine and create more than 100 jobs during construction.

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