from FourFour Two article 4,700 customers have purchased the 4,000 kW (6,200 hp) helium-filled turbine used to generate electricity at the South Australian Power Networks (SAPN) PNP roofing project, which is being developed by a consortium of industry and government partners.
The turbines are used at APNS and the state government has a contract with APNS to provide a total of 10 million m3 of roofing floor space to the project.
The consortium is led by APNS, the Commonwealth Government and the Queensland Government.
A spokesperson for APNS said the project was being developed “in partnership with industry and the Government of South Australia”.
The spokesperson said: “The Government is committed to delivering on its commitments for the South Australia Power Networks PNP project and we are excited to be working with APN and its partners on this exciting project.”
The spokesperson added: “APN is a key partner in the South Australians Power Networks project and has a long history of providing a safe, reliable and secure electricity network for South Australians.”
The consortium’s contract with the State Government has a term of 10 years.
The project will generate about 10 megawatts (MW) of electricity, which will be fed back to the grid.
It will be operational in 2019.
The APNS project is a joint venture between the State of South Africa and APNS.
A press release from the State said the consortium “will be delivering a secure and reliable network of high-voltage power to the SA power market”.
The project has a cost of $1.3 billion and will have a total duration of 10-year contract with 20% interest at the end of 2026.
The state government had originally committed to the PNP’s $5.2 billion contract in 2015.
The contract was extended to 2024 but APNS has since said it will no longer use the APNS contract.
“It is with great regret that the State has chosen to end its contract with South Australia’s APNS,” the press release said.
“The state has provided the consortium with an opportunity to demonstrate its commitment to the South AFRP project and is looking forward to working with them on the PNN project as it moves forward.”
The APNS consortium has been contracted to deliver the South African Government’s bid to supply electricity to the power grid.
The South AFS is a project for South Australia to build an offshore wind farm that will have an estimated capacity of 5,000 MW, with the first phase to be built in 2018.
The wind farm is set to have a peak power capacity of more than 5 GW and is due to be completed by 2026, at which time the state will have to pay $9 billion to secure the electricity supply.
APNS had previously said it would supply the electricity to a consortium that includes the Commonwealth, the State, the Federal Government and APN.
“APNS has been providing a significant and reliable support to SA’s renewable energy target for many years and is now committed to supplying a reliable and safe energy supply to SA,” the State government said in a statement.
“APS is also committed to ensuring that the PNA project meets the target for the 2020s, and the project is progressing smoothly.”
In February, APNS reported its fourth quarter financial results for the current financial year, which was the third straight quarter of profit and a solid increase in earnings.
The company said it had recorded an operating profit of $2.1 billion, up from $1 billion a year earlier.
APNS also announced the completion of its first project, a 2.5MW gas turbine that will be installed on the South Ausgrid transmission network.
It is expected to provide about 50MW of electricity to South Australia.
In April, APN announced it had completed the construction of a 2MW power plant, to be located near the state’s capital, Adelaide.
The plant is to be supplied to the National Energy Agency (NEA), which is contracted to supply the state with power.
According to the State’s energy plan, South Australia has a net energy surplus of $500 million, up 10% from the year before.
The State’s overall energy demand has also risen by 9% from 2016.
This story was updated at 5:43pm on November 23 to clarify the company that owns the PNC roofing contract, and to add a comment from APNS that says the consortium has committed to supply APNS with a safe and reliable electricity supply for South AAFS.