List of wind farms in Australia

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This is a list of wind farms in Australia, with a generating capacity of more than 50 MW, which are operating, under construction, or for which planning approval has been received.

Operating[edit]

Large operational wind farms in Australia[1][2][3]
Wind farm Installed
capacity
(MW)
Owner State Coordinates
Boco Rock Wind Farm 113 New South Wales 36°34′43″S 149°6′12″E / 36.57861°S 149.10333°E / -36.57861; 149.10333 (Boco Rock Wind Farm)
Capital Wind Farm 140 Infigen Energy New South Wales 35°10′S 149°31′E / 35.167°S 149.517°E / -35.167; 149.517 (Capital Wind Farm)
Cathedral Rocks Wind Farm 66 EnergyAustralia and Acciona South Australia 34°51′S 135°35′E / 34.850°S 135.583°E / -34.850; 135.583 (Cathedral Rocks Wind Farm)
Clements Gap Wind Farm 57 South Australia
Collgar Wind Farm 206 UBS Global Asset Management Western Australia 31°35′27″S 118°29′18″E / 31.59083°S 118.48833°E / -31.59083; 118.48833 (Collgar Wind Farm)
Emu Downs Wind Farm 80 Stanwell Corporation/APA Group Western Australia 30°30′S 115°20′E / 30.500°S 115.333°E / -30.500; 115.333 (Emu Downs Wind Farm)
Gullen Range Wind Farm 165.5 Goldwind Australia New South Wales 34°33′38″S 149°25′19″E / 34.56056°S 149.42194°E / -34.56056; 149.42194 (Gullen Range Wind Farm)
Hallett Group 351 AGL Energy South Australia 33°22′4″S 138°43′43″E / 33.36778°S 138.72861°E / -33.36778; 138.72861 (Hallett Wind Farm)
Lake Bonney Group 278 Infigen Energy South Australia 37°45′36″S 140°24′0″E / 37.76000°S 140.40000°E / -37.76000; 140.40000 (Lake Bonney Wind Farm)
Macarthur Wind Farm 420 AGL Energy Victoria 38°2′23″S 142°1′30″E / 38.03972°S 142.02500°E / -38.03972; 142.02500 (Macarthur Wind Farm)
Mount Mercer Wind Farm 131 Meridian Energy Victoria 37°50′28″S 143°52′16″E / 37.84111°S 143.87111°E / -37.84111; 143.87111 (Mount Mercer Wind Farm)
Mount Millar Wind Farm 70 Meridian Energy Australia South Australia 33°37′57″S 136°41′6″E / 33.63250°S 136.68500°E / -33.63250; 136.68500 (Mount Millar Wind Farm)
Musselroe Wind Farm 168 Hydro Tasmania Tasmania 40°46′48″S 147°59′4″E / 40.78000°S 147.98444°E / -40.78000; 147.98444 (Musselroe Wind Farm)
Oaklands Hill Wind Farm 63 AGL Energy Victoria 37°41′16″S 142°33′10″E / 37.68778°S 142.55278°E / -37.68778; 142.55278 (Oaklands Hill Wind Farm)
Portland Group 148 Pacific Hydro Victoria 38°21′8.74″S 141°35′14.4″E / 38.3524278°S 141.587333°E / -38.3524278; 141.587333 (Portland Wind Farm)
Snowtown Group 369 Trustpower South Australia 34°25′16.8″S 149°51′50.4″E / 34.421333°S 149.864000°E / -34.421333; 149.864000 (Taralga Wind Farm)
Taralga Wind Farm 106.8 State Power Investment Corporation New South Wales 34°25′16″S 149°51′50″E / 34.42111°S 149.86389°E / -34.42111; 149.86389 (Taralga Wind Farm)
Walkaway Wind Farm 90 Infigen Energy Western Australia 28°53′53″S 114°52′7″E / 28.89806°S 114.86861°E / -28.89806; 114.86861 (Walkaway Wind Farm)
Waterloo Wind Farm 111 Roaring 40s South Australia 34°0′6″S 138°54′51″E / 34.00167°S 138.91417°E / -34.00167; 138.91417 (Waterloo Wind Farm)
Wattle Point Wind Farm 91 AGL Energy South Australia 35°07′21″S 137°42′55″E / 35.12250°S 137.71528°E / -35.12250; 137.71528 (Wattle Point Wind Farm)
Waubra Wind Farm 192 Acciona Energy &
ANZ Infrastructure Services
Victoria 37°19′32″S 143°36′32″E / 37.32556°S 143.60889°E / -37.32556; 143.60889 (Waubra Wind Farm)
Woolnorth Wind Farm 140 Roaring 40s & Hydro Tasmania Tasmania 40°41′06″S 144°43′01″E / 40.68500°S 144.71694°E / -40.68500; 144.71694 (Woolnorth Wind Farm)

Under construction[edit]

Large wind farms approved and under construction

Wind farm Installed
capacity
(MW)
Developer State Coordinates Expected completion
Ararat Wind Farm 242.5 RES Australia, Partners Group, OPTrust Victoria 37°13′58″S 143°01′53″E / 37.23278°S 143.03139°E / -37.23278; 143.03139 (Capital Wind Farm) 2017
Bald Hills Wind Farm 107 Mitsui Victoria 2015
Hornsdale Wind Farm (Stage I) 102.4 Neoen and Megawatt Capital South Australia 2016

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Energy Market Operator Limited (2010). South Australian Supply Demand Outlook p. 35.
  2. ^ Parliament of Australia (19 February 2010). Operating wind farms by Commonwealth Electoral Division Background note.
  3. ^ New, Robert (November 2010). Electricity generation Major development projects - October 2010 listing Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics, p. 8.