Mount Emerald is an 180.45MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Queensland, Australia. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2018. Buy the profile here.


The project was developed by Port Bajool and Ratch-Australia. The project is currently owned by Ratch-Australia with a stake of 100%.

The project generates 540,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 75,000 households, offsetting 450,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $261.505m.

The Mount Emerald (Mount Emerald P-I), has 90m high towers.

The Mount Emerald (Mount Emerald P-II), has 84m high towers.

Development status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in 2018.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Ergon Energy under a power purchase agreement for a period of 12.5 years from 2018. The contracted capacity is 180.45MW.

Contractors involved

Vestas Wind Systems was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the wind power project.

Mount Emerald (Mount Emerald P-I) is equipped with Vestas Wind Systems V117-3.45 MW turbines. The phase consists of 37 turbines with 3.45MW nameplate capacity.

Mount Emerald (Mount Emerald P-II) is equipped with Vestas Wind Systems V112-3.3 MW turbines. The phase consists of 16 turbines with 3.3MW nameplate capacity.

Vestas Wind Systems is the O&M contractor for the wind power project. The operation and maintenance contract commenced from 2018, for a period of 15 years.

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About Port Bajool

Port Bajool Pty., Ltd. is a developer of residential and rural property.

About Ratch-Australia

RATCH-Australia Corporation Ltd (RATCH-Australia), subsidiary of Ratchaburi Electricity Generation Holding PCL is a power producer company in Australia. The company owns power generating assets that generate around 815 MW of power. Its wind farm assets include Toora Wind Farm, Windy Hill Wind Farm and Starfish Wind Farm. RATCH-Australia also owns and manages Open Cycle Gas Turbines (OCGT) and Combined Cycle Gas Turbines (CCGT) power stations. The company also involved in solar PV and solar thermal power generation. Its future project portfolio includes Collector Wind Farm, Mt Emerald Wind Farm and Collinsville Solar PV and Solar Thermal. RATCH-Australia is headquartered in North Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.


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