Signal Energy advised on 333MW Darlington solar farm
Global law firm K&L Gates has advised Signal Energy Australia Pty Ltd on its appointment as a contractor of the 333 megawatt Darlington Point Solar Farm.
Firm: K&L Gates (Signal Energy Australia Pty Ltd)
Deal: Signal Energy Australia Pty Ltd (Signal) has been advised on its appointment as joint engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor of the 333 megawatt Darlington Point Solar Farm.
Area: Energy, infrastructure and resources
Key players: The K&L Gates team was led by energy, infrastructure and resources partner Luke Westmore, with assistance from lawyer Rachel McNally.
Deal significance: Signal Energy Australia Pty Ltd is a subsidiary of American energy company Signal Energy LLC.
The Darlington Point Solar Farm is set to be located in NSW, where it will be the one of the largest solar projects in Australia, producing enough renewable energy to meet the needs of more than 115,000 homes, according to a statement from K&L Gates.
The Darlington Point Solar Farm marks Signal’s second project in Australia, with a start date in March 2019 and expected completion in 2020, the firm noted.
“We are delighted to have worked with the Signal Energy team, both in Australia and the United States, on the 333MW Darlington Point Solar Farm, one of Australia’s largest solar projects to date,” lead partner Luke Westmore said.
“It is fantastic to see the continued growth of large scale solar projects in Australia and we are very proud to continue to be actively involved in these complex and landmark projects.”