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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 117 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 $24.9 billion in capital investment, 16,295 MW of new renewable energy capacity and create 14,914 direct jobs.

Data collected from 1 January 2017. The information on this page is current as of 31 July 2022.

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

StateNumber of projects
QLD20
NSW31
ACT2
VIC23
SA25
NT

5

WA13
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$618
MW5541685261625773149

384

Projects completed (commissioned) in 2022

TechStateOwnerProject nameCapacity MWCapital cost (A$m)Jobs
SolarNSWCanadian SolarSuntop Solar Farm150262216
HybridWAContract PowerShark Lake Renewable Energy Hub13--
SolarNSWAMP EnergyHillston Sun Farm85100

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HybridSANexif EnergyLincoln Gap Wind Farm – Stage 2

86

195

110

StorageNSWTransGridWallgrove Grid Battery5062-
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Battery storage projects

There are currently 30 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, 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 31 July 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
14

2

2

7

3

Investment (A$m)
$90$159$112.6$126$455$61.9
MW100120

75

113

477

54.0

MWh12999150

384

738

79.0

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