Orana Wind Farm, proposed by ACCIONA Energy, is a generation and storage project to be located between Dunedoo, Tallawang, and Cobbora. It has an intended generation capacity of 524 megawatts (MW). The scope of the works includes:
- 92 wind turbines
- up to three substaions
- overhead and underground electrical connections
- up to two Battery Energy Storage Systems, with up to 100 MW / 200 MWh capacity, and
- permanent and temporary ancillary infrastructure.
The wind farm wil be located in the Central-West Orana Renewable Energy Zone (REZ). The project has planned connections to the REZ transmission network.
|Mar 2023||Project Announcement|
|2025||Expected Construction Commencement|
|2027||Expected Construction Completion|
|2020||Feasibility and investigations for the project commenced.|
|Mar 2023||ACCIONA published a scoping report for the project alongside a request for the Secretary's Environmental Assessment Requirements (SEARs).|
|Jun 2023||SEARs were issued for the project.|