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
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 (Ararat)
Bald Hills Wind Farm 107 Mitsui Victoria 38°47′20″S 145°55′34″E / 38.789°S 145.926°E / -38.789; 145.926 (Bald Hills)
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)
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)
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)
Challicum Hills Wind Farm 52.5 Pacific Hydro Victoria 37°23′S 143°07′E / 37.38°S 143.11°E / -37.38; 143.11 (Challicum Hills)
Clements Gap Wind Farm 57 South Australia 33°28′51″S 138°05′55″E / 33.4809°S 138.0987°E / -33.4809; 138.0987 (Clements Gap)
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)
Emu Downs Wind Farm 80 APA Group Western Australia 30°30′S 115°20′E / 30.500°S 115.333°E / -30.500; 115.333 (Emu Downs)
Gullen Range Wind Farm[4] 165.5 Goldwind Australia/JNCEC New South Wales 34°33′38″S 149°25′19″E / 34.56056°S 149.42194°E / -34.56056; 149.42194 (Gullen Range)
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)
Hornsdale Wind Farm 315 Neoen and Megawatt Capital South Australia 33°03′02″S 138°32′37″E / 33.05056°S 138.54361°E / -33.05056; 138.54361 (Hornsdale)
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)
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)
Mortons Lane Wind Farm[5] 19.5 CGN Wind Energy Victoria 37°50′06″S 142°27′58″E / 37.83500°S 142.46611°E / -37.83500; 142.46611 (Mortons Lane)
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)
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)
Mumbida Wind Farm[6] 55 Synergy and Infrastructure Capital Group Western Australia 28°59′31″S 114°57′32″E / 28.992°S 114.959°E / -28.992; 114.959 (Mumbida)
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)
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)
Portland Wind Farm 195 Pacific Hydro Victoria 38°21′8.74″S 141°35′14.4″E / 38.3524278°S 141.587333°E / -38.3524278; 141.587333 (Portland)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
Willogoleche Wind Farm[7] 119 Engie South Australia 33°23′35″S 138°50′53″E / 33.393°S 138.848°E / -33.393; 138.848 (Willogoleche)
Woodlawn Wind Farm 48.3 Infigen Energy New South Wales 35°5′2″S 149°37′12″E / 35.08389°S 149.62000°E / -35.08389; 149.62000 (Woodlawn)
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)
Sapphire Wind Farm[8] 270 CWP Renewables[9] New South Wales 29°46′52″S 151°34′26″E / 29.781°S 151.574°E / -29.781; 151.574 (Sapphire)
White Rock Wind Farm (Stage I)[10] 175 Goldwind Australia[11] New South Wales 29°48′43″S 151°32′53″E / 29.812°S 151.548°E / -29.812; 151.548 (White Rock)

Under construction[edit]

Large wind farms approved and under construction

Wind farm Installed
capacity
(MW)
Developer State Coordinates Expected completion
Coopers Gap Wind Farm[12] 453 AGL Queensland 26°33′S 151°20′E / 26.55°S 151.33°E / -26.55; 151.33 (Coopers Gap) June 2019
Mount Emerald Wind Farm 180.5 Ratch Australia Queensland 17°12′S 145°24′E / 17.2°S 145.4°E / -17.2; 145.4 (Mount Emerald) Sept 2018
Mount Gellibrand Wind Farm[13] 132 Acciona Victoria 38°13′48″S 143°45′54″E / 38.230°S 143.765°E / -38.230; 143.765 (Mount Gellibrand Wind Energy Project) Mid-2018
Lal Lal Wind Farm 220 Northleaf Capital Partners, InfraRed Capital

& Macquarie Capital

Victoria 37.6486° S 143.8843° E Late-2019
Moorabool (North & South) Wind Farm 321 Goldwind Australia[11] Victoria 37.6729° S, 144.1584° E 2019-2020
Lincoln Gap Wind Farm 212 Nexif Energy Australia South Australia 32°33′S 137°38′E / 32.55°S 137.63°E / -32.55; 137.63 (Lincoln Gap) 2018[14]
Cattle Hill Wind Farm[15] 144 Goldwind Australia Tasmania 42°09′04″S 146°41′17″E / 42.151°S 146.688°E / -42.151; 146.688 (Cattle Hill) late 2019
Stockyard Hill Wind Farm[16] 530 Goldwind Australia Victoria 37°32′9″S 143°15′5″E / 37.53583°S 143.25139°E / -37.53583; 143.25139Coordinates: 37°32′9″S 143°15′5″E / 37.53583°S 143.25139°E / -37.53583; 143.25139 2020

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Energy Market Operator Limited (2010). South Australian Supply Demand Outlook Archived 11 March 2011 at the Wayback Machine 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 Archived 16 March 2011 at the Wayback Machine Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics, p. 8.
  4. ^ http://gullenrangewindfarm.com/
  5. ^ http://www.mortonslanewindfarm.com.au/
  6. ^ http://www.mumbidawindfarm.com.au/about-us
  7. ^ "Willogoleche Wind Farm". Engie. Retrieved 3 January 2018.
  8. ^ "Sapphire Wind Farm". Sapphire Wind Farm. Retrieved 22 October 2018.
  9. ^ "Wind Projects". CWP renewables. Retrieved 22 October 2018.
  10. ^ "White Rock Wind Farm". White Rock Wind Farm. Retrieved 22 October 2018.
  11. ^ a b "Goldwind Australia". Retrieved 22 October 2018.
  12. ^ "Coopers Gap Wind Farm". www.agl.com.au. Retrieved 2018-07-27.
  13. ^ "Mt Gellibrand Wind Farm". Acciona. Retrieved 22 October 2018.
  14. ^ "Lincoln Gap Wind Farm". Nexif Energy Australia Pty Ltd. Retrieved 3 January 2018.
  15. ^ "Cattle Hill wind farm project blows on in Central Highlands". The Examiner. 2 September 2018. Retrieved 22 February 2019.
  16. ^ "First Goldwind Wind Turbine installed at Stockyard Hill Wind Farm" (PDF).