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Project tracker

Bald Hills Wind Farm

The renewable energy sector is experiencing unprecedented activity across Australia.

There are currently 95 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 billion in capital costs, 11,007 MW of new renewable energy capacity and create 13,567 direct jobs.

Data collected from 1 January 2017. The information on this page is current as of 22 June 2020.

Project tracker june 2020

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

StateNumber of projects
QLD13
NSW29
VIC21
SA14
NT4
WA12
TAS2

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

TechnologyMWCapital Cost (A$m)Jobs
Wind*

5844

9623

4731

Solar*

5975

9310

8269

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

This is on top of 9 projects that have been completed in 2020.

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 projects495133

15

Capital Cost (A$m)$9018$10.7b$4941$1147
MW469367512376

1353

Jobs created710494864168900
Projects completed (commissioned)2017201820192020
Number of projects
11

27

42

9

Investment (A$m)
$1903$2991$5282

$1175

MW1013

1565

2621

623

Jobs created820

2739

5916

1041

Projects in construction or due to start soon

TechStateOwnerProjectMWCapital Cost (A$m)Jobs
SolarQLDShell AustraliaGangarri Solar Farm120200
SolarVICWirtgen InvestGlenrowan West Solar Farm130120350
SolarSAFlow PowerCoonalpyn Solar Farm5
SolarVICFotowatio Renewable VenturesWinton Solar Farm
85150150
SolarSAMPowerAstronergy Solar Australia Project 154.25
SolarSAMPowerAstronergy Solar Australia Project 254.25
WindVICTilt RenewablesDundonnell Wind Farm336560200
SolarSATerregra RenewablesMoyhall Solar Farm58.550
SolarNSWMaoneng Group and John LaingSunraysia Solar Farm200275400
HybridWAZenith Energy

Nova Power Station

71115
SolarWARisen EnergyMerredin Solar Farm100160425
WindWABright Energy InvestmentsWarradarge Wind Farm180500200
SolarVicEnel Green PowerCohuna Solar Farm275938
BioWAMacquarie Capital and Dutch Infrastructure FundKwinana waste-to-energy plant36696800
WindNSWRATCH AustraliaCollector Wind Farm227360150
HybridWAEDLAgnew Gold Mine Power Station - stage 218111.6215
SolarSAEnwave EnergyTonsley Microgrid640
WindNSWBJCE AustraliaBiala Wind Farm11019270
WindTASPalisade Asset ManagementGranville Harbour Wind Farm112280200

Wind

SANexif EnergyLincoln Gap Wind Farm - stage 286194.745
HybridNSWKyoto Energy Park CompanyKyoto Energy Park113190183
WindVICGoldwind AustraliaStockyard Hill Wind Farm530700400
SolarVICTotal ErenKiamal Solar Farm - stage 1200300300
SolarQLDUniversity of QueenslandWarwick Solar Farm64125160
SolarNSWInnogyHillston Solar Farm115470
WindVICNeoenBulgana Green Power Hub194350270
WindVICGoldwind AustraliaMoorabool Wind Farm321370300
SolarNSWTEC-CMolong Solar Farm2529100
SolarNSWSpark InfrastructureBomen Solar Farm100188250
SolarWABright Energy InvestmentsGreenough River Solar Farm - stage 23060100
WindVICPartners GroupMurra Warra Wind Farm- stage 2203307.6289
SolarNSWInnogyLimondale Solar Farm220150400
WindNSWCWP RenewablesCrudine Ridge Wind Farm13525075
WindTASGoldwind AustraliaCattle Hill Wind Farm148300150
WindVICACCIONAMortlake South Wind Farm158288100
SolarQLDImpact Investment GroupBrigalow Solar Farm34.538
WindWICNorthleaf Capital, InfraRed Capital Partners and Maquiarie CapitalLal Lal Wind Farm228400200
SolarVICForesight GroupOakey Solar Farm- stage 25583120
SolarVICForesight Solar FundBannerton Solar Park88133180
WindQLDAGL and PARFCoopers Gap Wind Farm453850200
WindNSWPartners Group and CWP RenewablesBango Wind Farm244500200
WindWAIndian Ocean FarmsBeros Road Wind Farm9.56.525
WindQLDAustralian Energy Wind FarmKingaroy Wind Farm57.1128100
SolarNSWGenex PowerJemalong Solar Farm5070.3200
SolarVICBayWa r.e.Yatpool Solar Farm81500200
SolarSASA WaterZero Cost Energy Future154304250
SolarQLDBoar PowerAramara Solar Farm130280150
WindQLDWindlab and EurusKennedy Energy Park - wind43.2104.487
SolarQLDWindlab and EurusKennedy Energy Park - solar153630
WindVIC
AccionaMt Gellibrand - stage 1132258150
BioenergyQLDMSF SugarTabeland Sugar Mill247580
SolarSAEnel Green Power and Dutch Infrastructure FundBungala Solar Farm - stage 2110110242
HybridSADP Energy and IberdrolaPort Augusta Renewable Energy Park320

500

200
HybridWAFortescue Metals GroupPilbara Generation Project150335
HybridWAHorizon PowerEsperance Wind and Solar Power Project8.6
HybridNSWCoolamon EnergyByron Bay Solar Farm and Battery Storage Facility

5

3.5
SolarQLDNeoenWestern Downs Green Power Hub500
SolarNSWPhoton EnergyLeeton Solar Farm530
SolarNSWPhoton EnergyFivebough Solar Farm5
BioenergyWAJohn Laing, HZI and AccionaEast Rockingham Resource Recovery Facility28.9511300
SolarNSWEdify Energy and Octopus InvestmentDarlington Point Solar Farm275450400
SolarNSWLightSource BPWellington Solar Farm174270200
SolarNSWEnerparcTrundle Hill Solar Farm54.511
SolarNSWEnerparcPeak Hill Solar Farm5411
SolarNTDepartment of DefenceRobertson Barracks Solar9.21420
SolarSASchwartz HotelsSchwartz Solar Farm58.5
SolarNSWMetka EGNCorowa Solar Farm2740.559
WindVICBayWa R.E.Diapur Wind Farm8.417.622
WindVICBayWa R.E.Ferguson Wind Farm12.626.533
SolarNSWMetka EGNJunee Solar Farm263957
SolarNSWMetka EGNWagga Wagga Solar Farm263957
SolarNTTetris Energy and EniBatchelor Solar Farm1021.535
SolarNTTetris Energy and EniManton Dam Solar Farm1021.535
WindVICElecnor and Ironstone CapitalWoolsthorpe Wind Farm6815060
WindWAAlinta Energy and RATCH AustraliaYandin Wind Farm214400100
SolarVICTotal ErenKiamal Solar Farm - stage 2150400400
SolarQLDSUSI PartnersMiddlemount Sun Farm345056
WindNSWGoldwind AustraliaWhite Rock Wind Farm - stage 2202
SolarSASolar River ProjectSolar River Project - stage 1200450350
HybridNSWCWP RenewablesSapphire Renewable Energy Hub (solar and storage)170220200
HybridSAInfigen EnergyLake Bonney Battery Energy Storage System - stage 1 and 2278.538
SolarQLDRenew EstateRodds Bay Solar Farm250400300
WindNSWGoldwind AustraliaCoppabella Wind Farm295650200
WindVICGlobal Power GenerationBerrybank Wind Farm180284213
SolarNT

Eni

Katherine Solar Farm2543100
SolarNSWClenenergyMetz Solar Farm115130.3150
SolarNSWFotowatio Renewable VenturesGoonumbla Solar Farm67.8130150
SolarWAAlinta EnergyChichester Solar Farm60165200
SolarNSWIronbark EnergyGunnedah Solar Farm150201150
SolarNSWCanadian Solar, Photon Energy and Polpo InvestmentsMaryvale Solar Farm125188150
WindVICJohn LaingCherry Tree Wind Farm57.66.580
SolarNSWEpuronWalgett Solar Farm2640
SolarSALyon GroupRiverland Solar Farm and Storage330700270
SolarSALyon GroupKingfisher Solar Storage120350
SolarVICBayWa r.e.Ouyen Solar Farm1014.2

Projects completed (commissioned) in 2020

TechStateOwnerProjectMWCapital cost (A$m)Jobs
SolarSAFlagstaff EnterprisesBaroota Solar Farm6.29.314
SolarNSWElliott Green PowerNevertire Solar Farm105180305
WindVICPartners GroupMurra Warra Wind Farm226342.4321
SolarSAAstronergy Solar AustraliaBungama Solar Farm - stage 15
SolarSAAstronergy Solar AustraliaKadina Solar Farm - stage 2

5

SolarQLDRATCH-AustraliaCollinsville Solar Farm42.5106.4120
SolarVICSuntech Power Development AustraliaRobinvale Solar Farm7.41116
SolarQLDRisen EnergyYarranlea Solar Farm100240200
WindSANexif EnergyLincoln Gap Wind Farm - stage 112628565

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].