Clarke Creek Wind Farm, Australia
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Clarke Creek Wind Farm, Australia

By Carmen 23 Nov 2021

Clarke Creek Wind Farm is an 800MW onshore wind power project. It is planned in Queensland, Australia. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. The project construction is likely to commence in 2021 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2023.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 800 800 Permitting Queensland, Australia Goldwind Australia; Lacour Energy

Description

The project is being developed by Goldwind Australia and Lacour Energy. These companies also have ownership stakes in the project.

The project is expected to generate 2,000GWh electricity and supply enough clean energy to power 590,000 households. The project is expected to offset 40,000,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is expected to be around $763.51m.

Clarke Creek Wind Farm (Clarke Creek Wind Farm Phase II) consists of 94 turbines.

The project will have 150m high towers.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2021. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2023.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the Clarke Creek Wind Farm (Clarke Creek Wind Farm Phase I) will be sold to Stanwell under a power purchase agreement. The offtake capacity is expected to be 348MW.

Contractors Involved

Clarke Creek Wind Farm (Clarke Creek Wind Farm Phase I) will be equipped with Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology turbines. The phase consists 101 turbines.

About Goldwind Australia

Goldwind Australia Pty Ltd develops and markets of multi-faceted wind power generator.

Methodology

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