Challicum Hills is a 52.5MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Victoria, Australia. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2002 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in August 2003.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 52.5 52.5 Active Victoria, Australia Pacific Hydro


The project is developed and owned by Pacific Hydro. The company has a stake of 100%.

The project generates 140,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 26,000 households.

The project has 68m high towers.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project construction commenced in 2002 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in August 2003.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Origin Energy under a power purchase agreement, starting from 2003.

Contractors Involved

Vestas Wind Systems was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 35 units of NM64C turbines, each with 1.5MW nameplate capacity.

Transfield Worley Services and Worley were contracted to render operations & maintenance services for the project.

About Pacific Hydro

Pacific Hydro Pty Ltd (Pacific Hydro) a subsidiary of State Power Investment Corporation, is an energy solutions provider that undertakes the development and operations of the renewable power projects. The company offers wind, hydro, solar and geothermal power projects at varying stages of development, construction and operation. It also operates hydro and wind assets, and has a development pipeline. Pacific Hydro operates through various businesses across Brazil, Australia, and Chile. The company also has operating assets and development projects in South Australia, New South Wales, Western Australia and Victoria. Pacific Hydro is headquartered in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.


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