Renewable Energy Systems Australia have proposed the 440 megawatt Barneys Reef Wind Farm, located approximately 12 kilometres north of Gulgong. Key components of the project include:
- up to 63 turbines with a tip hight of approximately 280 metres
- two new substations and a transmission connection to the NEM, and
- a 1,764 megawatt hour battery energy storage system.
|Apr 2021||Project Announcement|
|Apr 2021||Renewable Energy Systems Australia announced the project.|
|Jul 2021||Renewable Energy Systems Australia submitted a scoping report to The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment and requested the Secretary's Environmental Assessment Requirements for the project.|
|Sep 2021||The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment Secretary's Environmental Assessment Requirements were issued for the preparation of the Environmental Impact Assessment of the project.|