Star of the South Energy Project is a 2,200MW offshore wind power project. It is planned in Bass Strait, Victoria, Australia. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the permitting stage. It will be developed in a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2025 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2028. Buy the profile here.

Description

The project is being developed by Star of the South Wind Farm. Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners KS, Offshore Energy and Construction and Building Unions Superannuation Fund are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 52.02%, 37.98% and 10% respectively.

The project is expected to generate 8,000,000MWh electricity and supply enough clean energy to power 1,800,000 households. The project is expected to offset 10,500,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project will be spread over an area of 574km².

The wind power project consists of 250 turbines.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2025. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2028.

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This content was updated on 20 July 2023

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.