Australian billionaires had backed $30bn Sun Cable venture designed to help power Darwin, Indonesia and Singapore but the company has gone into voluntary administration

Australian billionaires Mike Cannon-Brookes and Andrew Forrest have fallen out over plans to build a giant solar farm in the Northern Territory to supply Darwin, Indonesia and Singapore with power, with the venture entering voluntary administration.

Grok, the family investment arm of Cannon-Brookes, and the appointed administrators said in separate statements the company driving the project, Sun Cable, would continue to operate and seek new financial support.

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