Waterloo is a 130.8MW onshore wind power project. It is located in South Australia, Australia. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in October 2010.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 130.8 130.8 Active South Australia, Australia EnergyAustralia; HT Wind Operations; Northleaf Capital Partners; Palisade Investment Partners


The project was developed by EnergyAustralia, HT Wind Operations, Northleaf Capital Partners and Palisade Investment Partners. Northleaf Capital Partners and Palisade Investment Partners are currently owning the project.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 60,000 households.

The Waterloo (Waterloo – Stage 2), has 108m high towers.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in October 2010.

Power Purchase Agreement

EnergyAustralia and Hydro-Electric are the power offtakers from the project.

Contractors Involved

Vestas Wind Systems was selected to render EPC services for the Waterloo (Waterloo – Stage 2).

Waterloo (Waterloo – Stage 1) is equipped with Vestas Wind Systems V90-3.0 MW turbines. The phase consists of 37 turbines with 3MW nameplate capacity.

Waterloo (Waterloo – Stage 2) is equipped with Vestas Wind Systems V117-3.3 MW – IEC IIA turbines. The phase consists of 6 turbines with 3.3MW nameplate capacity.

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

About EnergyAustralia

EnergyAustralia Pty Ltd (EnergyAustralia), a part of CLP Holdings Ltd, is an integrated energy utility. It operates a portfolio of self-owned generation capacity and capacity purchases. The company owns and operates coal, gas, solar and wind generation facilities. EnergyAustralia offers home services, bill payment, and energy saving, and energy bill management services. It supplies electricity and gas to retail, business, commercial and industrial customers in New South Wales, South Australia, Australian Capital Territory, Victoria, and Queensland. The company has contact center operations in Australia, India and the Philippines. EnergyAustralia is headquartered in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

About HT Wind Operations

HT Wind Operations Pty Ltd formely known as Roaring 40s Renewable Energy Pty Ltd (Roaring 40s) is engaged in the development of wind energy in Australia, China and India. The company is a joint venture between Hydro Tasmania and the China Light & Power (CLP) Group. It is specialized in development, financing, investment management, construction, operations and maintenance of wind development projects. In addition, it is also involved in generation of electricity through hydro projects. Roaring 40s has built a wide portfolio of wind farms which include four wind projects in advanced development stage in Australia and further development projects in New Zealand and China. The company strategically partnered with Acciona Energy (Oceania) Pty Ltd, Enercon India Limited and Guohua Energy Investments, to establish as one of the leading renewable energy developers in Asia, with a generating capacity of 1000 MW by 2010. It has developed an 111 MW Waterloo wind farm project located in Clare Valley, South Australia and a 168 MW capacity Musellore wind farm in Cape Portland, North East Tasmania. Roaring 40s is headquartered in Tasmania, Australia.

About Northleaf Capital Partners

Northleaf Capital Partners Ltd. is a Canadian private equity and infrastructure manager and advisor.

The company invest in private equity, growth equity, venture capital, turnaround, distressed debt, and special situation funds.

About Palisade Investment Partners

Palisade Investment Partners Ltd (PIP) provides investment management services to institutional investors. PIP is headquartered in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.


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