Wind

532 MW

Goldwind Australia

$700mil

Under Construction

Ballarat

VIC

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Description:

The project consists of 149 approved wind turbines located approximately 35km west of Ballarat in Victoria's central highlands. The project boundary extends to 5km south of Beaufort and approximately 4km north of Skipton. The Victorian Government also approved an on-site quarry and native vegetation removal associated with the overhead 132 kV powerlines required to connect the wind farm to the 500 kV network south of Lismore.

Major Contractors/Suppliers:

Turbines: Goldwind GW3(s)
Construction: SNC-Lavalin and WBHO JV
PPA: Origin Energy
Connection services: AusNet
Construction of connection assets: Zinfra

Updates:

  • 2018, Jun : Official ground breaking ceremony held
  • 2018, May : Connection agreement signed
  • 2017, Dec : Finance secured
  • 2017, May : Origin Energy sold project to Goldwind Australia, but secured PPA from the commencement of operations in 2019 to 2030
  • 2016, May : Planning permit amendment application lodged to reduce number of turbines by 8
  • 2010 : Approval for up to 157 turbines granted by state government

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approximate representation only

John Titchen

Name : John Titchen

Title : General Manager

Phone : (03) 9652 5203

Email : [email protected]



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