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Project tracker

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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 109 projects that are in 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 $18.9 billion in capital costs, 11,335 MW of new renewable energy capacity and create 13,363 direct jobs.

Data collected from 1 January 2017. The information on this page is current as of 30 August 2021.

August 2021

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

StateNumber of projects
QLD

20

NSW29
VIC

21

SA25
NT5
WA9
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, 30 projects were completed in 2020.

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)20172018201920202021
Number of projects
11274230

9

Investment (A$m)
$1580$2991$5282$3659$2059
MW869156526211941

1032

Jobs created7202739591631901509

Projects completed (commissioned) in 2021

TechStateOwnerProject nameCapacity MWCapital cost (A$m)Jobs
WindWAAlinta Energy and Ratch-Australia

Yandin Wind Farm

214400150
SolarNSWTEC-CMolong Solar Farm2529100
SolarVICBayWa r.e.Yatpool Solar Farm81500270
SolarVICWirtgen InvestGlenrowan West Solar Farm130120350
WindNSWRATCH AustraliaCollector Wind Farm227360150
WindVICGlobal Power GenerationBerrybank Wind Farm180284213
SolarWA

Alinta Energy

Chichester Solar Farm60165200
Solar

SA

Flow PowerCoonalpyn Solar Farm596
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Battery storage projects

There are currently 22 battery projects that are in 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 $1 billion in capital costs, 1,416 MW of new energy storage capacity with the ability to discharge 2,818 MWh.

Data collected from TBA. The information on this page is current as of 30 August 2021.

Battery tracker aug 2021

Summary of projects completed by year

As well as the projects that are still in construction or due to start construction soon, no projects were completed in 2020.

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)20172018201920202021
Number of projects
1

4

2

0

0
Investment (A$m)
$90$136$41.6

-

-
MW-100

120

50

-

-
MWh129

99

85

-

-

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