Diversified engineering and infrastructure company, RCR Tomlinson Ltd (ASX: RCR), is pleased to announce that it has been selected as the Preferred EPC Contractor for two major contracts, totalling approximately $260 million for the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (“EPC”) and Operation and Maintenance (“O&M”) for the 75MWac Clermont Solar Farm and the 88MWac Wemen Solar Farm, being developed by International renewable energy company, Wirsol Energy Ltd (part of the WIRCON Group).
The EPC and O&M Contracts for these two solar farms are currently being negotiated and are subject to financial close, which is expected to be completed on or about 24 November 2017.
Subject to final contracts, RCR’s scope of work will include engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning of the Solar Farms. Once commissioned, RCR will provide O&M services for an initial period of 2 years, with various option terms for up to a further 13 years.
The Clermont Solar Farm is located in Rockhampton, Northern Queensland and the Wemen Solar Farm is located in Wemen, Victoria.
RCR Managing Director & CEO, Dr Paul Dalgleish said “We are very pleased to continue our strong relationship with Wirsol to deliver these two large-scale solar energy projects. We are now supporting Wirsol in the development of over 200MWac of renewable energy solar projects.
Wirsol are a leading project developer of sustainable energy projects in the UK, Netherlands, Spain, France, and Germany, and the largest developer of Solar projects in Australia.
We continue to see significant opportunities in the rapidly evolving renewable energy sector.
I am also delighted with the continued growth in our order book in FY18 and we remain preferred on a number of additional renewable energy projects that will support our growth in FY18 and into FY19”, said Dr Dalgleish.