Sapphire Wind Farm is a 270MW onshore wind power project. It is located in New South Wales, 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 May 2018. Buy the profile here.


The project is developed and owned by Grassroots Renewable Energy.

The project generates 836,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 115,000 households, offsetting 700,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $437.742m.

The Sapphire Wind Farm (Sapphire Wind Farm I), has 137m high towers.

The Sapphire Wind Farm (Sapphire Wind Farm II), has 137m high towers.

Development status

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

Power purchase agreement

ACT Government, Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Flow Power are the power offtakers from the project.

Contractors involved

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

Vestas Wind Systems was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The project consists of 75 units of V126-3.45MW turbines, each with 3.6MW nameplate capacity.

Vestas Wind Systems is the O&M contractor for the wind power project for a period of 10 years.

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