Project

Lotus Creek Wind Farm

PROJECT STATUS
Prospective
Lotus Creek Wind Farm

The Lotus Creek Wind Farm, proposed by Epuron, is a 341 MW, 55 turbine wind farm located 20 km west of St Lawrence in central Queensland. The project will also involve the construction of a new substation to connect it to the exisitng 275000 volt powerlines.

Before the project can proceed, the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment has ruled that it will require assessment and approval under the Commonwealth Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) to ensure it does not pose significant risk to threatened species in the area. 

PROJECT HISTORY

Aug 2021 The Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment ruled the project a "controlled action", meaning it will require assessment and approval before it proceeds.
Apr 2022 Draft Preliminary Documentation and associated attachments were put on display and opportunity for public comments opened.
May 2022 Draft Preliminary Documentation and associated attachments were taken off display and opportunity for public comments closed.
Sector
Energy
Procurement approach
Other |
Location
Queensland |
Resources
Media releases
2022/06/17
Project pages
Epuron Project Outline