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Project tracker

Bald Hills Wind Farm

The renewable energy sector is experiencing unprecedented activity across Australia.

There are currently 86 projects that are in construction (or due to start construction soon) in Australia. This is based on projects that have reached financial close and are not yet commissioned.

These projects will deliver over $19.8 billion in capital costs, 10,820 MW of new renewable energy capacity and create 14,150 direct jobs.

Information on this page is current as of 15 January 2020.

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Number of projects in construction or due to start soon (by state)

StateNumber of projects
QLD11
NSW29
VIC17
SA12
NT3
WA12
TAS2

Projects in construction or due to start soon (by technology)

TechnologyMWCapital Cost (A$m)Jobs
Wind*534288354286
Solar*588410,3469162

*All totals include projects with combined wind and solar technologies.

This is on top of 28 projects that were completed in 2019.

Summary of projects that have reached financial close and been completed by year

As well as the huge number of projects that are still in construction or due to start construction soon, 28 projects were completed in 2019.

Please note that data is based on information we have been able to source. Data is not always available for every project.

Projects that reached financial close2017201820192020
Number of projects4951281
Capital Cost (A$m)$9018$10.7b$4472$511
MW46936751231929
Jobs created710494863291300
Projects completed (commissioned)2017201820192020
Number of projects
114228-
Investment (A$m)
$1903$5016$3493-
MW101327161749-
Jobs created82056242910-

Projects in construction or due to start soon

TechStateOwnerProjectMW Capital Cost (A$m)Jobs
WindVICTilt RenewablesDundonnell Wind Farm336560200
SolarSATerregra RenewablesMoyhall Solar Farm58.550
SolarNSWSunraysia Solar Farm Two Pty LtdSunraysia Solar Storage Facility200275400
SolarNSWJohn LaingFinley Solar Farm133170200
SolarNSWKanowna SolarBullarah Solar Farm56
HybridWAZenith EnergyNova Power Station Solar7
SolarQLDSUSI PartnersMiddlemount Sun Farm345056
SolarWARisen EnergyMerredin Solar Farm100160300
WindWABright Energy InvestmentsWarradarge Wind Farm180500200
SolarVicLeeson GroupCohuna Solar Farm 275938
BioWAPhoenix Energy and Macquarie CapitalKwinana waste-to-energy plant36696800
WindNSWRATCH AustraliaCollector Wind Farm227360150
HybridWAEDLAgnew Gold Mine Power Station - Stage 222111.6215
SolarSAEnwave EnergyTonsley Microgrid640
Wind NSWBJCE AustraliaBiala Wind Farm11019270
WindTAS Palisade Asset ManagementGranville Harbour Wind Farm 112280200
WindSA Nexif EnergyLincoln Gap Wind Farm212480 110
HybridNSW PamadaKyoto Energy Park113190183
WindVICOriginStockyard Hill Wind Farm 530700300
SolarQLDElliott Green Power Childers Solar Farm75210200
Solar VICTotal ErenKiamal Solar Farm - Stage 1200 300300
SolarQLDUniversity of QueenslandWarwick Solar Farm 64125160
SolarNSW InnogyHillston Solar Farm115470
Solar NSWElliott Green PowerNevertire Solar Farm105178.5305
WindVICNeoenBulgana Green Power Hub194350270
WindVICGoldwindMoorabool Wind Farm321370300
SolarNSW Terrain SolarMolong Solar Farm2529100
SolarWAWestgenByford Solar Farm 3070200
SolarNSWRenew EstateSpringdale Solar Farm100150
SolarNSWSpark InfrastructureBomen Solar Farm100188250
SolarQLD Renew EstateYarwun Solar Farm3250200
SolarQLDPacific HydroHaughton Solar Farm 100200240
solarWABright Energy InvestmentsGreenough River Solar Farm - Stage 230 60100
WindVICPartners GroupMurra Warra Wind Farm429650610
Solar QLDRisen EnergyYarranlea Solar Farm100240200
SolarSAAdaniWhyalla Solar Farm - Adani140 200150
SolarNSWInnogyLimondale Solar Farm313150200
Wind NSWCWP RenewablesCrudine Ridge Wind Farm13525075
WindTASGoldwind Australia Cattle Hill Wind Farm148300150
WindVICACCIONA Mortlake South Wind Farm157.5288100
SolarQLDImpact Investment GroupBrigalow Solar Farm 34.538
SolarSASIMTEC ZEN EnergyCultana Solar Farm280350350
Wind QLDAGLCoopers Gap Wind Farm453850200
SolarNSWARENAWhite Rock Solar Farm2041.4 75
WindNSWCWP RenewablesBango Wind Farm244500200
WindWAIndian Ocean Farms Pty LtdBeros Road Wind Farm9.56.5
Wind QLDAustralian Energy Wind FarmKingaroy Wind Farm57.1128100
Solar NSWGenex PowerJemalong Solar Farm5070.3
Solar VICBayWa r.e.Yatpool Solar Farm81500200
SolarVICSuntech Power Development Australia Pty LtdRobinvale Solar Farm7.4
Solar SASA WaterZero Cost Energy Future154304250
SolarQLDEco Energy WorldArmamara Solar Farm140280150
BioenergyWATribe Infrastructure, New Energy Corporation, HZIEast Rockingham Resource Recovery Facility28.9511300
SolarNSWSolar Choice/Edify EnergyDarlington Point Solar Farm180284213
SolarSACanadian SolarMannum Solar Farm - stage 230
Solar NSWLightSource BPWellington Solar Project174270200
SolarNSWEnerparcTrundle Hill Solar Farm54.3
SolarNSWEnerparcPeak Hill Solar Farm54.3
HybridWAAggrekoGranny Smith Mine Hybrid Power Station7.3
SolarNTTetris EnergyBatchelor Solar Farm1021.535
SolarNTTetris EnergyManton Dam Solar Farm1021.535
WindVICElecnorWoolsthorpe Wind Farm6815060
WindWAAlinta EnergyYandin Hill Wind Farm214400100
SolarVICTotal ErenKiamal Solar Farm - Stage 2150400400
WindNSW Goldwind AustraliaWhite Rock Wind Farm - Stage 2202
SolarSAAlt EnergySolar River Project - Stage 1 2204651150
SolarSAAlt EnergySolar River Project - Stage 2200
HybridNSWCWP RenewablesSapphire Renewable Energy Hub (solar and storage) 170220200
HybridSAInfigen EnergyLake Bonney Battery Energy Storage System - Stage 1 and 2278.5 38
SolarQLDRenew EstateRodds Bay Solar Farm250400300
WindNSW GoldwindCoppabella Wind Farm295650200
SolarVICCanadian SolarCarwarp Solar Farm100169340
SolarVIC Fotowatio Renewable VenturesWinton Solar Farm85150150
WindVICGlobal Power GenerationBerrybank Wind Farm 180284213
SolarNTKatherine Solar Pty LtdKatherine Solar Farm 2543100
SolarNSWClenenergyMetz Solar Farm115130.3150
SolarNSW FRVGoonumbla Solar Farm67.8130150
HybridNSWVast SolarVast Solar CSP50240
Solar WAAlinta EnergyChichester Solar Farm60165200
SolarNSWIronbark EnergyGunnedah Solar Farm150 201150
Solar NSWCanadian Solar/Photon Energy/Polpo InvestmentsMaryvale Solar Farm125188150
WindVICJohn LaingCherry Tree Wind Farm57.66.580
SolarNSWEpuronWalgett Solar Farm2640
SolarSALyon GroupRiverland Solar Farm and Storage 330700270
SolarSALyon GroupKingfisher Solar Storage120350
Solar VICBayWa r.e.Ouyen Solar Farm1014.2

Projects completed (commissioned) in 2019

TechStateOwnerProjectMWCapital Cost (A$m)Jobs
WindVICPacific HydroCrowlands Wind Farm8080140
WindVICEpic EnergyTimboon West Wind Farm7.2
Solar VICIraak Sun Farm Karadoc Solar Farm90100300
SolarQLDChinchilla SolarChinchilla Solar Farm (Baking Board)203290
SolarWABookitja and IBA Northam SolarNortham Solar Farm101730
SolarSAArcadia Energy TradingTailem Bend Solar Farm95200250
SolarQLDAdani Rugby Run Solar Farm - Stage 165100175
HybridWAAPA Power HoldingsBadgingarra Renewable Facility - Wind and Solar147.5355
SolarSAPirie Solar Farm Pty LtdPirie Solar Farm5
Solar QLDClermont Asset Co Pty LtdClermont Solar Farm75180150
SolarVICNeoenNumurkah Solar Farm100198300
WindVICNorthleaf Capital and InfraRed Capital PartnersLal Lal Wind Farm228400200
Solar SATerregra RenewablesMobilong Solar Farm58.550
SolarNSWNew Energy SolarBeryl Solar Farm87187150
Solar QLDDiamond Energy Pty LtdOakey Solar Farm - Stage 12558.650
SolarVICDeakin University/AusNet ServicesWaurn Ponds Microgrid Project7.33025
SolarQLDLilyvale Asset Co Pty LtdLilyvale Solar Farm100400200
SolarQLDElliott Green PowerSusan River Solar Farm75120150
SolarNSWMeralli SolarKanowna Solar Farm 5
Solar QLDForesight GroupOakey Solar Farm - Stage 255110200
Solar QLDAuraStockland Baringa16.4
WindSAEngieWillogoleche Wind Farm119250
WindNSWAGL PARFSilverton Wind Farm200450150
Solar SASchwartz HotelsShwartz Solar Farm58.5
Solar SAFlagstaff EnterprisesBaroota Solar Farm6.2
SolarSACanadian SolarMannum Solar Farm - stage 15
SolarQLDAPA Power HoldingsDarling Downs Solar Farm110200300
SolarNSWCity of NewcastleSummerhill Solar Farm58

We track public announcements to collate this data so it may not be complete. If you have any information or projects to add please send information to [email protected].