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November 11, 2021

Forest Wind Project, Australia

By Carmen

Forest Wind Project is a 1,200MW onshore wind power project. It is planned in Queensland, Australia. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2022 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2026.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 1,200 1,200 Permitting Queensland, Australia Forest Wind Holdings

Description

The project is being developed and currently owned by Forest Wind Holdings. The company has a stake of 100%.

The project is expected to supply enough clean energy to power 550,000 households, to offset 2,620,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is expected to be around $2,000m.

The wind power project consists of 226 turbines.

The project will have 160m high towers.

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Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2022. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2026.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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