Stockyard Hill Wind Farm is a 528.95MW onshore wind power project. It is planned in Victoria, Australia. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the under construction stage. It will be developed in a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2018 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2024. Buy the profile here.

Description

The project is being developed by Origin Energy and Stockyard Hill Wind Farm. Goldwind Stockyard Hill Wind Farm and Nebras Power Investment Management are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 51% and 49% respectively.

The project is expected to generate 2,000,000MWh electricity and supply enough clean energy to power 425,000 households. The project is expected to offset 2,000,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is expected to be around $798.715m.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2018. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2024.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project will be sold to Origin Energy under a power purchase agreement at the rate of $0.044kWh. The offtake capacity is expected to be 528.95MW.

Contractors involved

Goldwind Australia is expected to render engineering procurement construction services for the wind power project.

Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology will be the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company is expected to provide 149 units of GW 140/3s turbines, each with 3.55MW nameplate capacity.

Goldwind Australia is expected to perform operations and maintenance for the wind power project for a period of 25 years.

The wind power project will consists of Tubular Steel towers to be supplied Keppel PrInce Engineering. These towers will be around 110m high.

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About Origin Energy

Origin Energy Ltd (Origin Energy) is an integrated energy company, which generates, supplies and distributes electricity; explores for and develops natural gas reserves; and produces and sells gas. The company generates electricity from natural-gas fired, coal-fired, wind, solar, pumped water storage and cogeneration plants. It supplies electricity, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and natural gas to residential, commercial and industrial customers. The company’s gas exploration and production portfolio includes interests in basins in Australia, New Zealand and Vietnam. It owns and operates natural gas production plants in Australia and New Zealand. The company has operations in Australia, New Zealand, Vietnam, Chile and Indonesia. Origin Energy is headquartered in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

GlobalData

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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.