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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 96 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 $24.8 billion in capital investment and 17,448 MW of new renewable energy capacity.

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

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

StateNumber of projects
QLD

18

NSW28
ACT

1

VIC

21

SA14
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

17

Investment (A$'000)
$851$3312$5850$5878$7131$2148
MW5541709

3228

3205

4589

1248

All Storage and Capacity Projects completed (commissioned) in 2022

TechStateOwnerProject nameCapacity MWCapital cost (A$m)Jobs
Solar QLD

Hana Financial

Columboola Solar Farm

176320-
Solar QLDX-ElioBlue Grass Solar Farm200215-
SolarNSWCanadian SolarSuntop Solar Farm150262-
SolarNSWAMP EnergyHillston Sun Farm85100-
SolarNSWGoldwind AustraliaWhite Rock Solar Farm2041.4-

Solar

NSWFotowatio Renewable VenturesMetz Solar Farm115130.25-
SolarVICFotowatio Renewable VenturesSebastopol Solar Farm90160-
SolarVICMelbourne AirportMelbourne Airport Solar Farm1221.6-
SolarWAAPA GroupGruyere Hybrid Energy Microgrid1328-
HybridSANexif EnergyLincoln Gap Wind Farm – Stage 286195-
HybridVICSolar BayMcCain Hybrid Plant8.224-
HybridWAContract PowerShark Lake Renewable Energy Hub13--
HybridWAStrandline ResourcesCoburn Mineral Sands Hybrid Project12257-
StorageACTGlobal PowerQueanbeyan BESS1010-
StorageNSWTransGridWallgrove Grid Battery5062-
StorageWAWestern PowerKalbarri Battery Project515-
WindVICPartnersMurra Warra Wind Farm - Stage 2203308
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Battery storage projects

There are currently 35 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 $3.7 billion in capital investment, 4788 MW of new energy storage capacity with the ability to discharge 11,574 MWh.

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

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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