Yandin Wind Farm, Western Australia, Australia

Last Modified: Mon May 27 2019 08:55:11 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 214 MW
    planned installed capacity of the Yandin Wind Farm located approximately 150km north of Perth and 4km to the south of the Dandaragan township.
  • 1,185,754 MWh
    proposed to be generated per year.
  • 211,742
    approximate number of households that can be powered by the farm each year.
  • 924,888
    estimated reduction in CO2 emissions each year, once the farm is operational.
  • ? hectares
    Approximate area available for the farm. The wind farm will connect to Western Power’s 330 kV electricity network via a new 10 km transmission line and terminal station that will be built, owned and operated by Western Power.
  • 51
    Vestas’ 4.2 MW turbines will be used and will deliver a capacity factor of around 50 per cent, putting it at or near the peak of Australian wind farms. Original project approval was for 94 turbines.
  • 3
    major organisations involved: 1) Project Developer: Alinta Energy, 2) EPC and O&M: Vestas, Decmil 3) PPA: Alinta Energy
  • $400 million
    estimated project cost
  • 150
    peak jobs during construction phase.
  • ?
    permanent jobs during operational phase.
  • Jul 2019
    Estimated start of construction with commissioning in mid 2020.
  • 03 Mar 2019
    Vestas appointed as EPC partner.
  • Apr 2019
    Decmil awarded a $79 million contract for balance of plant works.
  • 25 May 2019
    Project receives generation license from the Western Australian Economic Regulation Authority.