Lakeland Wind Farm, Queensland, Australia

Last Modified: Fri Aug 17 2018 12:13:48 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 100 MW
    planned installed capacity of the Lakeland Wind Farm located 8.5 kilometres north-west of the Lakeland township in Cook Shire.
  • ? GWh
    of electricity will be generated each year.
  • 50,000
    approximate number of households that can be powered by the farm each year - roughly the number of households in Cook Shire, Mareeba Shire, Tablelands Region, and northern Cairns suburbs combined.
  • ? tonnes
    estimated reduction in GHG emissions once the farm is operational.
  • ?
    hectares of land will be used for the wind farm.
  • 30
    turbines will be used.
  • 3
    major organisations involved: Project Developer: Windlab, EPC and O&M: TBD, Distributor: Merchant mode: Flow Power
  • $200 million
    estimated project cost.
  • 200
    peak jobs during construction phase.
  • ?
    permanent jobs during operational phase.
  • 2018
    Expected start of construction in early part of the year with construction expected to last around 12 months.
  • 08 Feb 2018
    Project receives development approval from the Department of State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning.
  • 12 Apr 2018
    Agreement with Ergon Energy signed to connect the project output to the electricity network.
  • 09 Aug 2018
    Contract signed with energy retailer Flow Power for 50 MW of the project's output. The contract is for up to 10 years, and will include the delivery of large-scale renewable energy certificates.