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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 98 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 $18.6 billion in capital costs, 10,395 MW of new renewable energy capacity and create 13,502 direct jobs.

Data collected from 1 January 2017. The information on this page is current as of 22 March 2021.

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

StateNumber of projects
QLD15
NSW29
VIC21
SA18
NT5
WA10
TAS

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Summary of projects that have reached financial close and been completed by year

As well as the huge number of projects that are still in construction or due to start construction soon, 2 projects have already been 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)20172018201920202021
Number of projects
112742302
Investment (A$m)$1580$2991$5282$3659$429
MW869156526211941235
Jobs created720273959163190200

Projects completed (commissioned) in 2021

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

Yandin Wind Farm

210400100
SolarNSWTEC-CMolong Solar Farm2529100
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Battery storage projects

There are currently 21 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 $971 million in capital costs, 1,366 MW of new energy storage capacity with the ability to discharge 2,728 MWh.

Data collected from 2017. The information on this page is current as of 25 March 2021.

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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, 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)2017201820192020
Number of projects
1420
Investment (A$m)
$90$136$41.6-
MW10012050-
MWh1299985-

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