Coppabella Wind Farm, formally known as Yass Valley Wind Farm, is a proposed 275 megawatt, 134 turbine wind farm to be located 35 kilometres west of Yass, in the Yass Valley, New South Wales.
Key construction components of the project include:
- construction and operation of a wind farm consisting of up to 134 turbines;
- installation of turbine infrastructure
- installation of generator transformers
- installation of 33kV, 132kV and 330kV transmission lines consisting of both underground cabling and overhead lines; and
- construction of up to 3 substations
Construction of the wind farm will be managed by Goldwind Australia.
|Expected Construction Commencement
|Expected Construction Completion
Awarded contract under AEMO Services tender round one for new generation - value of individual contract unknown
|Coppabella Wind Farm is wholly owned by Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology (Goldwind) and the construction and operation of the project will be managed by its subsidiary company Goldwind Australia Pty Ltd.
|The project obtained Development Consent from the NSW Planning Assessment Commission to construct up to 79 wind turbines no taller than 150 metres.
|A modification application was submitted to modify the project's Development Consent.
|Referral under the EPBC Act was approved with conditions.
|The NSW Independent Planning Commission approved the modification application to the project's Development Consent for up to 75 wind turbines no taller than 171 metres.
|The project was awarded a new generation Long-Term Energy Service Agreement by AEMO Services under the inaugural tender round for new generation and long-duration storage electricity infrastructure in New South Wales. The project remains subject to normal planning approval processes.
Government Planning Portal - Modification Application