Project

Barneys Reef Wind Farm

PROJECT STATUS
Prospective

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.

Key Dates

Apr 2021 Project Announcement

PROJECT HISTORY

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.
Estimated Total Cost
(2021)
Sector
Energy
Procurement approach
Unconfirmed |
Location
New South Wales |
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