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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 131 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 $25.5 billion in capital investment, 17,141 MW of new renewable energy capacity and create 16,388 direct jobs.

Data collected from 1 January 2017. The information on this page is current as of 30 June 2022.

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

StateNumber of projects
QLD23
NSW32
ACT2
VIC27
SA26
NT6
WA15
TAS0

Summary of 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
10314132245
Investment (A$m)
$851$3237$5319$4829$5028$1124
MW5541685261625773149652

Projects completed (commissioned) in 2021

TechStateOwnerProject nameCapacity MWCapital cost (A$m)Jobs
SolarNSWCanadian SolarSuntop Solar Farm150262216
HybridWAContract PowerShark Lake Renewable Energy Hub13--
SolarNSWAMP EnergyHillston Sun Farm1192007
HybridSADP Energy/IberdrolaPort Augusta Renewable Energy Park320600200
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 $2.2 billion in capital investment, 3757 MW of new energy storage capacity with the ability to discharge 10,140 MWh.

Data collected from 1 January 2017. The information on this page is current as of 30 June 2022.

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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
143113
Investment (A$m)
$90$159$42$11$200$662
MW1001209510300354
MWh1299917510450475

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