Wonwondah Wind Farm, Victoria, Australia

Last Modified: Thu Jan 31 2019 07:54:54 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 40 MW
    planned installed capacity of the Wonwondah Wind Farm (aka Rifle Butts Wind Farm) located some 20 km south west of Horsham in Victoria.
  • ? GWh
    of electricity will be generated each year.
  • 25,000
    approximate number of households that can be powered by the farm each year.
  • ? tonnes
    estimated reduction in GHG emissions each year, once the farm is operational.
  • ?
    hectares of land will be used. The farm will connect into the 66kV distribution line at the corner of Wonwondah-Toolondo Road and Motts Road.
  • 13
    turbines with a capacity of 3MW each = 40MW total capacity will be used. Towers expected to be up to 150m in height, total height being up to 235m (to the top of the blade).
  • 3
    major organisations involved: a) Project Developer: NewEn, b) EPC and O&M: TBD, c) Distributor: TBD
  • ?
    estimated project cost.
  • 120
    peak jobs during construction phase.
  • 4
    permanent jobs during operational phase.
  • 2019
    Expected start of construction in early part of the year.
  • 31 May 2018
    Project obtains approval from Victoria state government.