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Statement – Grassfire near Challicum Hills Wind Farm

Updated 10pm Wednesday 27 February 2019 Earlier today, a grass fire burned several kilometres to the north of Challicum Hills Wind Farm, near Ararat in Victoria. Emergency services have attended, and the fire is under control. No injuries to Pacific Hydro staff or damage to the wind farm has been reported. Our neighbours and other [...]


Customer Satisfaction Yields Top Award in the Market

Pacific Hydro’s retail arm, Tango Energy, has been recognised with the Canstar Blue award for Most Satisfied Customers – VIC Electricity, 2018. Canstar Blue’s Commercial Group Manager, Adrian Taylor, was first to congratulate the rapidly growing company, referring to it as a disruptor in the Victorian Market. “Tango Energy has certainly made some waves in [...]


Double happiness: planning go-ahead for two major solar projects

Pacific Hydro’s drive to increase renewable energy generation in Australia was significantly boosted last month, with planning permission granted for two major solar projects in Victoria and Queensland. Prairie Solar Farm is a proposed 240MWac project located near Mitiamo in northern Victoria, and received planning permission from Loddon Shire Council on Monday 14 January. The [...]


Pacific Hydro welcomes notice of planning decision for Prairie Solar Farm

Pacific Hydro welcomes Loddon Shire Council’s resolution yesterday to issue a Notice of Decision about our planning application for Prairie Solar Farm. “We are grateful for the broad, positive support shown so far toward the project; and appreciate the significant interest in both renewable energy technology and the potential local opportunities that this project will [...]