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January 5, 2022

Oaklands Hill, Australia

By Carmen

Oaklands Hill is a 67.2MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Victoria, Australia. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in February 2012.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 67.2 67.2 Active Victoria, Australia AGL Energy; Windlab

Description

The project was developed by AGL Energy and Windlab.

The project generates 221,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 29,000 households. The project cost is $202m.

The project has 80m high towers.

Development Status

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The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in February 2012.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to AGL Energy under a power purchase agreement for a period of 25 years, starting from 2012.

Contractors Involved

Suzlon Energy Australia was selected to render EPC services for the wind power project.

Suzlon Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 32 units of S88-2.1 MW turbines, each with 2.1MW nameplate capacity.

AGL Energy and Suzlon Energy Australia were contracted to render operations & maintenance services for the project.

About AGL Energy

AGL Energy Ltd (AGL) is an integrated energy company that owns, operates and develops energy assets and provides natural gas, electricity, solar photovoltaic solutions and related products and services. The company’s power generation portfolio includes coal, gas, hydro, wind, solar, landfill and biomass based power generation facilities. It also invests in and operates natural gas exploration, development and production tenements and operates natural gas storage facilities. The company serves wholesale markets, consumer markets and business customers in New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Queensland in Australia. AGL is headquartered in Sydney, Australia.

About Windlab

Windlab Ltd (Windlab), is a renewable energy company that offers wind energy management and development services. The company owns and utilizes atmospheric modeling and wind energy assessment technologies. Its windscape technology helps to identify green-field wind farm opportunities at a desktop level by wind mapping. Windlab’s wind energy projects include Collgar Wind Farm, Oaklands Hill Wind Farm, Kennedy Wind Farm, Amakhala Emoyeni Wind Farm, Bull Creek Wind Project, and Greenwich Wind Farm, among others. The company operates in Australia, the US, South Africa, Kenya, and Tanzania. Windlab Systems is headquartered in Canberra, Australia.

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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