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EPS Energy is experienced in solar and wind farm project delivery from providing individual specialist service lines to a total project delivery service, including strategically identifying and securing sites all the way through to completion of development.

A key challenge in developing new projects is understanding where and how to effectively develop in the current and changing market, understand the relevant processes and procedures, with whom to establish key relationships and when to do all of the things that need to be done.

It is about efficiently moving from the right task to the next right task, keeping to the vision, within budget, communicating, maintaining quality and finishing to deadline. 

EPS Energy has broad knowledge, skills and industry/government relationships that are vital to the success of renewable energy projects.

By partnering with or appointing EPS Energy as the one stop development manager, we oversee and champion the project as our number one priority.

EPS Energy is responsible for the identification, development and successful delivery of the project on time and within the agreed budget. EPS Energy is the project representative in dealings with Commonwealth and State Governments, relevant authorities, grid connection network service provider, land owners, consultants and the community. Such an integrated approach gives investors a single point of communication and responsibility and reduces internal resource requirements.

‘Australia is the sunniest country in the world and one of the windiest; it has enough renewable energy resources to power the country 500 times over.’

Based on our experience, EPS Energy can establish the project from inception through to commissioning which includes obtaining grid connection, land leases or purchase, site design, planning approval, post approval work, notice to proceed, financial close, EPC management, completion of development, and facilitating the operations and maintenance contracts for the operational phase of the project.

Project  Development  Stages 

STAGE 1  

Site  Appraisal  and  Access Agreements

  • Identification and procurement of the site;

  • Solar insolation and yield analysis; and

  • Formalise initial grid connection enquiries.

STAGE 2

Permits,  Licences  and Authorisations

  • Site design;

  • Environmental Impact Statement and planning approval; and

  • Detailed connection enquiry.

STAGE 3

Post - Approval
and  Design

  • Detailed design and management of pre-construction works;

  • Formal grid connection;

  • Engineering Procurement and Construction; and

  • Power Purchase Agreements or merchant.

STAGE 4

Financial  Close

  • Financial close occurs when all the project and financing agreements have been signed and all the required conditions contained in them have been met.

STAGE 5

EPC  Management  and Commissioning 

  • ​Engineering Procurement and Construction Contractor builds project and commissions project then hands over to project owner.

STAGE 6

Operations

  • Operations and Maintenance Contractor operates project on behalf of owners.

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