The Forest Wind Farm is a proposed 1,200 megawatt wind farm development located in the Wide Bay-Burnett region in south-east Queensland. The project is a joint venture between Siemens and Queensland-based, Clean Sight, comprising up to 226 wind turbines. The wind energy generated will be transmitted via a transmission line from the south-west corner of the project area to Powerlink Queensland's Woolooga Substation, connecting to the National Energy Market.
|Jan 2022||Expected Construction Commencement|
|Dec 2023||Expected Construction Completion|
|Feb 2020||Development approval granted by the Queensland Government for the project.|
|May 2020||The Forest Wind Development Bill 2020 was introduced into Parliament to limit the boundaries of the project development and operation area with respect to the state forests and outline a pathway for the project proponents to obtain tenure over the land comprising the project area. The Legislation was subsequently passed in August 2020.|