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Project tracker

Bald Hills Wind Farm

The large-scale renewable energy sector is experiencing unprecedented activity across Australia. This page offers a snapshot of renewable energy projects that are under development around the country which will soon be feeding clean, low-cost energy into the Australian electricity market.

Renewable energy generation projects

There are currently 93 projects that are under construction (or due to start construction soon) around Australia. This is based on projects that have reached financial close and are not yet commissioned.

These wind, solar and bioenergy projects will deliver over $24.3 billion in capital investment, 16,981 MW of new renewable energy capacity and create 14,679 direct jobs.

Data collected from 1 January 2017. The information on this page is current as of November 2022.

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

StateNumber of projects
QLD

17

NSW27
ACT

1

VIC

21

SA13
NT

3

WA

11

TAS0

Summary of Capacity projects completed by year

As well as the huge number of projects that are still in construction or due to start construction soon, 24 projects were completed in 2021.

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

Projects completed (commissioned)201720182019202020212022
Number of projects
10

32

4438

45

16

Investment (A$'000)
$851$3312$5850$5878$7131$1841
MW5541709

3228

3205

4589

384

All Storage and Capacity Projects completed (commissioned) in 2022

TechStateOwnerProject nameCapacity MWCapital cost (A$m)Jobs
SolarNSWCanadian SolarSuntop Solar Farm150262216
SolarNSWAMP EnergyHillston Sun Farm85100-
SolarNSWGoldwind AustraliaWhite Rock Solar Farm2041.475

Solar

NSWFotowatio Renewable VenturesMetz Solar Farm115130.25200
SolarVICFotowatio Renewable VenturesSebastopol Solar Farm90160150
SolarWAAPA GroupGruyere Hybrid Energy Microgrid1328-
SolarVICMelbourne AirportMelbourne Airport Solar Farm1221.6-
SolarSAAstronergy / Chint SolarMypolonga Solar Farm5.3

257

-
HybridWAContract PowerShark Lake Renewable Energy Hub13--
HybridSANexif EnergyLincoln Gap Wind Farm – Stage 2

86

195

110

HybridWAStrandline ResourcesCoburn Mineral Sands Hybrid Project12257-
HybridVICSolar BayMcCain Hybrid Plant8.22416
StorageNSWTransGridWallgrove Grid Battery5062-
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Battery storage projects

There are currently 34 battery projects that are under construction (or due to start construction soon) around Australia. This is based on projects that have reached financial close and are not yet commissioned.

These battery storage projects will deliver over $2.5 billion in capital investment, 4488 MW of new energy storage capacity with the ability to discharge 10,774 MWh.

Data collected from 1 January 2017. The information on this page is current as of November 2022.

Large scale battery storage map Nov

Summary of projects completed by year

As well as the projects that are still in construction or due to start construction soon, one project was completed in 2021.

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

Projects completed (commissioned)201720182019202020212022
Number of projects

2

3

6

3

6

4

Investment (A$ '000)
$161$129$72$186$435$97.2
MW150

90

225

113

467

69

MWh193.591

308

384

728

91

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