ACCIONA’s 923MW MacIntyre Wind Farm Partnership

Allens has advised the energy division of ACCIONA on its agreement with Ark Energy Corporation, a new subsidiary of Korea Zinc Company, in relation to the 923MW MacIntyre Wind Farm development project in Queensland.

The agreement governs the late stage development, construction, commissioning, operation and maintenance of the wind farm. The wind farm, together with the 100MW Karara wind farm owned by CleanCo Queensland, will form the 1,026MW MacIntyre Wind Farm Precinct – ACCIONA’s biggest renewable energy facility and one of the largest onshore wind farms in the world, with a total investment of near A$2 billion.

The MacIntyre Wind Farm is expected to be operational in 2024 and create enough clean energy to power around 700,000 homes.

ACCIONA (BME:ANA) is a Spanish multinational conglomerate dedicated to the development and management of infrastructure and renewable energy. 

Korea Zinc Company (KRX:010130)  is a world class general non-ferrous metal smelting company that has served as a foundation for growth of basic material industry in Korea.

The Allens projects and development team comprised of Kate Axup (Partner), David Donnelly (Partner, Picture), Danielle Jones (Senior Associate), Luisa Colosimo (Senior Associate), Kate Kelleher (Senior Associate), Helen Santamaria (Associate), Georgina Clough (Lawyer) and Shane Chandra (Lawyer) for the projects and development matters. The real estate team included Michael Graves (Partner), Elysia Liekefett (Associate) and Daniel Popple (Associate). Bill McCredie (Partner), Gobind Kalsi (Managing Associate) and Julieane Materu (Senior Associate) assisted on enivornment and planning matters. The corporate team was led by Michelle Bennett (Partner), Wendy Rae (Partner) and Mayuri Dharmakulasingam (Lawyer). Michael Ryan (Partner), Lisa Zhou (Managing Associate) and Kye-Ren Cheong (Lawyer) worked on the banking and finance aspects. 




Involved fees earner: Kate Axup – Allens; Michelle Bennett – Allens; Shane Chandra – Allens; Kye-Ren Cheong – Allens; Georgina Clough – Allens; Luisa Colosimo – Allens; Mayuri Dharmakulasingam – Allens; David Donnelly – Allens; Michael Graves – Allens; Danielle Jones – Allens; Gobind Kalsi – Allens; Kate Kelleher – Allens; Elysia Liekefett – Allens; Julieane Mateu – Allens; Bill McCredie – Allens; Daniel Popple – Allens; Wendy Rae – Allens; Michael Ryan – Allens; Helen Santamaria – Allens; Lisa Zhou – Allens;

Law Firms: Allens;

Clients: Acciona;

Author: Sonia Carcano