Goat Hill is a 230MW hydro power project. It is planned in South Australia, Australia. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2021 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2024.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 230 230 Permitting South Australia, Australia Altura Group


The project is being developed by Altura Group and is currently owned by Delta Electricity.

Goat Hill is a pumped storage project. The hydro reservoir capacity is planned to be 4.5 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project will be 200m. The total number of penstocks, pipes or long channels that carry water down from the hydroelectric reservoir to the turbines inside the actual power station, is expected to be 1 in number. The penstock length will be 1,000m. The penstock diameter will be 6m. The project is expected to generate 1,840 GWh of electricity. The project cost is expected to be around $420m.

The hydro power project consists of 2 units of pump turbines.

The project has 2 electric generators that will be installed at the project site.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2021. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2024.


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