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Company Background

Consolidated Power Projects Australia Pty Ltd (CPP) is a standalone Australian electrical engineering company acquired by Quanta Services in 2014.

Quanta Services is the leading specialty contractor with the largest and highly trained skilled workforce in North America – providing fully integrated solutions for the electric power, pipeline, industrial and communications industries. The company’s geographic footprint spans North America, Latin America and Australia, and its network of companies ensures world-class execution with local delivery.

Through acquisition of companies with long, successful track records, we have expanded our combined heritage to span hundreds of years. That experience, combined with our long-term customer relationships, forms the backbone of who we are and who we will continue to be, supporting and growing with our customers.

Quanta purposefully retains a unique, de-centralized model that has worked since the beginning, which embodies entrepreneurship, creating innovation and value for clients.

In Australia, the Quanta Group of entities is led by Quanta Services Australia. Companies include Consolidated Power Projects Australia, Quanta Lines, Quanta Power Australia, Nacap, and Enscope.

Our History

1996: CPP was incorporated in Australia. CPP owned by Consolidated Power Projects Co Ltd (Mauritius) with close affiliation to CONCO South Africa. CPP commercial operations are carried out independently of CONCO.
1998 – 2000: Crookwell 1 – First grid connected wind farm in Eastern Australia.
2001- 2007: CPP operations expand into the utility market sector providing greater engineering & construction services. CPP develops greater local technical capability, ultimately becoming fully independent of CONCO both commercially and technically.
2008: CONCO is listed and CPP becomes an independent, privately owned stand alone Australian based company.
2009: CPP has more than 50 staff with a turnover exceeding $65m and working across three states.
2012: With more than 110 staff working across three states and around 80 in our head office, CPP moves into our newly constructed building at Halifax street in the CBD of Adelaide.
2013: CPP opens a fourth state office in Brisbane QLD following its inclusion on Powerlink’s substation panel as it had previously with ElectraNet in SA and TransGrid in NSW.
2014: Quanta Services acquires CPP with more than 130 staff and over $110M turnover.
2015: Electre-TSD Pty Ltd are acquired by Quanta® Services and become a trading division of CPP.
2018: CPP signed Clean Energy Council Best Practice Charter
2021: CPP and Quanta Lines consolidated (Quanta Lines becomes operating division of CPP) with more than 300 employees combined
CPP established CPI (Consolidated Power Industries) to manufacture industry related panels.
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