Wind Power Plants in Australia - Victoria
Bald Hills
Location: VIC
Operator: Infrastructure Capital Group
Configuration: 52 X 2.05-MW MM82
Operation: 205
WTG supplier: Senvion
EPC: Mitsui, Consolidated Power Projects Pty Ltd, Hazell Bros Group
Quick facts: Bald Hills was approved in Aug 2012 and work got underway on 7 Aug 2012. The WPP was connected on 24 Feb 2015 and fully commissioned in May 2015. It was sold by Mitsui to ICG in Feb 2017.

Photograph courtesy of Mitsui & Co Ltd
Posted 4 Mar 2017

Challicum Hills
Location: VIC
Operator: Pacific Hydro
Configuration: 35 X 1.5-MW NM64C
Operation: 2003
WTG supplier: Micon

Photograph courtesy of Pacific Hydro
Posted 4 Jun 2004

Codrington
Location: VIC
Operator: Pacific Hydro
Configuration: 14 X 1.3-MW Model 62
Operation: 2001
WTG supplier: Bonus

Photograph courtesy of Pacific Hydro
Posted 4 Jun 2004

 
Macarthur
Location: VIC
Operator: AGL Energy Ltd
Configuration: 140 X 3-MW V112
Operation: 2013
WTG supplier: Vestas
EPC: Vestas, Leighton
Quick facts: This A$1bn project was officially opened in Apr 2013 and became the largest wind farm in the Southern Hemisphere. It is a JV of AGL and Meridian Energy. The 83m tall WTGs were installed over 5,500ha spanning three ranches in the Hamilton area, about 290km west of Melbourne. The first machines were connected in Sep 2012. The wind plant is run by about 20 employees.

Photograph courtesy of AGL
Re-posted 11 Jan 2014

Wonthaggi
Location: VIC
Operator: Wind Power Pty Ltd
Configuration: 6 X 2-MW MM82
Operation: 2006
WTG supplier: Repower Systems
Quick facts: The site is 3km from Wonthaggi Town center in Bass Shire, Gippsland. The turbines are built on 120ac of grazing land which traverses land behind sand dunes and a foreshore reserve.

Photograph courtesy of Wind Power Pty Ltd
Posted 20 Jan 2007

Abbreviations

Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 04-Mar-2017

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