Inverleigh Wind Farm with solar and battery storage, Victoria, Australia

Last Modified: Sat Apr 21 2018 13:24:17 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 110.8 MW
    planned installed capacity of the Inverleigh Wind Farm located 7km south east of Inverleigh and 10km north east of Winchelsea in Surf Coast Shire. The project will have co-located solar generation and battery storage. Subject to final approval, the installed capacity is expected to be up to 76.8 MW of wind, 16 - 22 MW of solar and approximately 12MW of battery storage.
  • 310 GWh
    of electricity will be generated each year.
  • 54,000
    approximate number of households that can be powered by the farm once operational.
  • 220,000 tonnes
    estimated reduction in GHG emissions once the farm is operational.
  • ?
    hectares of land will be used.
  • 16
    wind turbine generators will be used. The site was previously know as the Winchelsea Wind Farm and received approval for 13 wind turbine generators and associated equipment from the Council and on appeal to VCAT in 2008.
  • 3
    major organisations involved: a) Project Developer: Wind Farm Developments, b) EPC and O&M: TBD c) Distributor: TBD
  • $200 million
    estimated project cost
  • 377
    peak jobs during construction phase.
  • 19
    permanent jobs during operational phase.
  • $2-3 million
    Contribution to state GDP on an annual ongoing basis.
  • 2018
    Likely start of construction.