A joint venture between Decmil Group and RJE Global has been awarded a A$71 million (US$51.7 million) contract by Naturgy Energy Group subsidiary GPG on the 218-megawatt Ryan Corner wind farm in Victoria, Australia.

Decmil confirmed the contract award on Wednesday, which covers the design and construction of the civil and electrical balance of plant for the 52-turbine wind farm - including wind turbine bases, access tracks, site cabling and a switch room.

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Decmil also confirmed it would pocket A$51 million from the contract, with RJE to receive the remaining A$20 million, with the contract awarded on a split scope basis.

Decmil will commence its works under the contract in December, and they are expected to be completed by the end of 2021.

The Ryan Corner wind farm lies about 300 kilometres west of Melbourne, near Port Fairy, and GPG has already signed a corporate power purchase agreement with Snowy Hydro for at least 75% of output from the project.

It is also the third Australian wind farm development for GPG, with the company having already completed the 96MW Crookwell 2 wind farm and the 180MW Berrybank Stage-1 wind farm.