Project

Banana Range Wind Farm

PROJECT STATUS
Prospective
Banana Range Wind Farm

The proposed Banana Range Wind Farm would comprise 50 wind turbines and is expected to provide approximately 280 megawatts of electricity generation. It is located approximately 120 kilometres south-west of Gladstone in Queensland's proposed Central Renewable Energy Zone.

The project also has planning approval for a grid-scale battery.

Key Dates

2016 Project Announced
Nov 2022 Expected Construction Commencement
Nov 2024 Expected Construction Completion

Procurement

Procuring Agency: EDF Renewables

PROJECT HISTORY

2016 Lacour Energy commenced Pre-feasibility investigations for the Banana Range Wind Farm.
Dec 2019 The project received Development Approval from the Queensland Government.
May 2021 EDF Renewables, a subsidiary of EDF Group, acquired the Banana Range Wind Farm from Goldwind Australia and Lacour Energy.
Estimated Total Cost
(2021)
Sector
Energy
Procurement approach
Unconfirmed |
Location
Queensland |
Resources
Project website
Banana Range Wind Farm
Media releases
03/05/2021