Project

Leeuwin Offshore Wind Project

PROJECT STATUS
Prospective
Leeuwin Offshore Wind Project

Leeuwin Offshore Wind, owned by Copenhagen Energy, has proposed a three gigawatt offshore wind farm, located approximately 130 kilometres south of Perth between Mandurah and Bunbury in Western Australia. The project would include:

  • up to 200 wind turbines, each with up to 25 megawatts generating capacity
  • up to six offshore substations
  • undersea cables
  • underground and overhead cables, and
  • an onshore substation.

Once operational the proposed project will have the capacity to generate in excess of 3 gigawatts of electricity per year. An early-stage proposal has been submitted to the Federal Government to obtain environmental approval for the project. 

Key Dates

Mar 2022 Project Announcement
2026 Expected Construction Commencement
2028 Expected Construction Completion

PROJECT HISTORY

Mar 2022 Leeuwin Offshore Wind, owned by Copenhagen Energy, announced the project and submitted a proposal to the Federal Government to commence technical feasibility and commercial viability studies.
Sector
Energy
Procurement approach
Unconfirmed |
Location
Western Australia |
Resources
Project pages
Copenhagen Energy