Golden Plains Wind Farm is a 1,300MW onshore wind power project. It is planned in Victoria, 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 2025.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Onshore||1,300||–||1,300||Permitting||Victoria, Australia||GE Renewable Energy; WestWind Energy|
The project is being developed by GE Renewable Energy and WestWind Energy.
The project is expected to generate 1,000GWh electricity and supply enough clean energy to power 500,000 households. The project is expected to offset 3,500,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is expected to be around $1,335m.
The project construction is expected to commence from 2021. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2025.
GE Renewable Energy will be the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The wind power project consists of 228 turbines.
About GE Renewable Energy
GE Renewable Energy (GE) is a subsidiary of GE Group, supplies technology, products, and services to the renewable energy industry. The company products include onshore and offshore wind turbines, hydroelectric turbines, control systems and generators, geothermal power turbines, tidal turbines and solar power plant solutions. In addition, the company offers engineering, procurement and construction services, operation and maintenance, optimization, and plant upgradation and assessment services. The company’s customers include MARS, Inc., President Container Group, Inc. Kennedy Renewables, E.ON, and Renova, and the Coastal Community Action Program. GE is headquartered in Paris, France.
About WestWind Energy
WestWind Energy Pty Ltd (West Wind) is a renewable energy company that offers development, construction, operation and management of wind farms and other energy projects. The company provides energy consultation, planning, and maintenance services. It also operates and maintains wind turbines across the world. West Wind’s projects include Mt Mercer Wind Farm, Lal Lal Wind Farm, Moorabool Wind Farm, and Golden Plains Wind Farm, among others. The company’s Mt Mercer Wind Farm is located approximately 30 km south of Ballarat in Victoria and includes 64 turbines. It also hosts wind turbines. The company serves industrial, residential and commercial customers. West Wind is headquartered in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
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