Summary – Victoria's Wind Energy Facilities

StatusCapacity (MW)
Operating2,346
Approved (not operational)555
Planning permit application lodged and process underway1,691
Under construction1,740.9
TOTAL6,312.5

Operating

Wind farmOperatorCommissionedNumber of generatorsMaximum power (MW)Location
AraratWindlabMay 20177524010 km north east of Ararat
Bald HillsInfrastructure Capital GroupMay 201552106.620 km south east of Inverloch
Cape Bridgewater- Portland Wind Energy Project (Stage 2)Pacific HydroOct 20092959.520 km west of Portland
Cape Nelson North and Cape Sir William Grant – Portland Wind Energy Project (Stage 4)Pacific HydroFeb 20152347.2Near Portland
Cape Nelson South – Portland Wind Energy Project (Stage 3)Pacific HydroJul 20092245.15 km south west of Portland
Challicum HillsPacific HydroAug 20033552.515 km east of Ararat
ChepstoweFuture EnergyApr 201536.230 km west of Ballarat
Cherry TreeInfigen EnergyCurrently underway1657.615 km south east of Seymour
CodringtonPacific Hydro20011418.225 km west of Port Fairy
Coonooer BridgeWindlabMar 2016619.823 km north of St Arnaud
CrowlandsPacific HydroNov 2019398020 km north east of Ararat
HepburnHepburn WindJul 201124.110 km south of Daylesford
KiataJohn LaingDec 201793110km south east of Nhill
Lal Lal (Elaine and Yendon)Macquarie CapitalCurrently underway6022825 km south of Ballarat
MacarthurMalakoff Corporation Berhad and H.R.L. Morrison & CoJan 201314042016 km east of Macarthur
MaroonaFezero, Renew Power Group and ProVentum InternationalMar 201826.918 km south west of Ararat
Mortons LaneChina Guangdong Nuclear Wind Energy CompanyMay 20121319.525 km east of Hamilton
Mount GellibrandAcciona EnergyCurrently underway4413225 km east of Colac
Mount MercerMeridian EnergySep 20146413130 km south of Ballarat
Murra WarraRES AustraliaCurrently underway116429 (Stage 1 - 61 turbines, 226 MW)25 km north of Horsham
Oaklands HillAGL Energy LtdApr 2012326345 km north east of Hamilton
Salt CreekTilt RenewablesJun 2018155410 km north of Mortlake
Timboon WestEpic EnergyDec 201827.28 km north of Peterborough
TooraRatch Australia200212218 km east of Foster
WaubraAcciona Energy200912819235 km north west of Ballarat
WonthaggiRegional Wind Farms20056123 km from Wonthaggi
Yaloak SouthPacific Hydro20181428.714 km south of Ballan
Yambuk - Portland Wind Energy Project (Stage 1)Pacific HydroMay 2007203020 km west of Port Fairy
YawongEpic EnergyDec 201827.215 km north east of St Arnaud
TOTAL   2,346 

Approved (Not Operational)

ProposalProponentNumber of generatorsMaximum power (MW)Location

Approved

Amended
BerrimalAcciona Energy247230 km north west of St ArnaudSep 2014 
HawkesdaleGlobal Power Generation Australia26106.835 km north of Port Fairy.Aug 2008Jan 2018
Rifle ButtsNewEn13404 km west of Wonwondah NorthMay 2018 
Ryan CornerGlobal Power Generation Australia56235.410 km north of Port FairyAug 2008Jan 2018
WoolsthorpeEnerfin-Ironstone207216 km north of WarrnamboolApr 2008May 2017
JungBayWa re28.420 km north of HorshamOct 2018 
TOTAL  534.6   

Planning Permit Application Lodged and Process Underway

ProposalProponentNew Permit or Amendment
to Existing Permit
Number of generatorsMaximum
power (MW)
Location
AlbertonSynergy WindNew341156 km south of Yarram
Golden PlainsWestWind EnergyNewUp to 22880060 km north west of Geelong
InverleighWind Farm DevelopmentsNew16767 km south of Inverleigh
Mount FyansWoolnorth Wind FarmsNew854004 km north of Mortlake
Wimmera PlainsBayWa reNew5430015 km north of Horsham
TOTAL   1,691 

Under Construction

ProposalProponentNumber of generatorsMaximum power (MW)Location
BerrybankGlobal Power Generation Australia79332 (Stage 1 under construction - 43 turbines, 180 MW)60 km south west of Ballarat
BulganaNeoen5619420 km north of Ararat
Diapur (formerly Nhill)BayWa re28.420 km west of Nhill
DundonnellTilt Renewables8033623 km north east of Mortlake
FergusonBayWa re31210 km north of Princetown
Moorabool (Bungeeltap and Ballark)Goldwind Australia10732125-30 km south east of Ballarat
Mortlake SouthAcciona Energy35157.55 km south of Mortlake
Stockyard HillGoldwind Australia14953235 km west of Ballarat
TOTAL  1,740.9

Page last updated: 31/08/20