The project is being developed by Lacour Energy and Goldwind Australia and is located approximately 150 kilometres north-west of Rockhampton near Malborough.
The first stage of the project comprises a 101 turbine wind farm with an estimated total capacity of 450 megawatts.The project proponents are planning a second stage of the project, which would increase the capacity of the wind farm to around 800 megawatts. Future works may also include the addition of a 200 to 400 megawatt solar farm and battery energy storage on site.
|Dec 2018||Project Announcement|
|Dec 2022||Expected Construction Completion|
|Jan 2016||Feasibility study commenced.|
|May 2018||Development approval granted for wind farm component.|
|Dec 2018||Federal environmental approval granted for wind farm component.|
|Feb 2020||Development approval granted for solar farm component.|
|Aug 2020||The first stage of the project proceeded to construction after signing a power-purchase agreement (PPA) with the Queensland Government-owned Stanwell Corporation. Under the PPA, Stanwell Corporation will purchase 348 megawatts, or around 75 per cent, of the wind farm's capacity.|