Project

The Plains Wind Farm

PROJECT STATUS
Prospective
The Plains Wind Farm

The Plains Wind Farm would comprise the construction of a 1,800 megawatt wind turbine wind farm located within the Plains Renewable Energy Park in the NSW South-West Renewable Energy Zone. 

The proposed infrastructure components would include: 

  • 226 wind turbine generators
  • electrical reticulation works 
  • access roads, and
  • ancillary infrastructure.

Key Dates

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

Procurement

Procuring Agency: ENGIE

PROJECT HISTORY

Nov 2022 The NSW Department of Environment and Planning published ENGIE's Request for the Secretary's Environmental Assessment Requirements (SEARs) and Scoping Report for the project.
Dec 2022 The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment Secretary's Environmental Assessment Requirements were issued for the preparation of the Environmental Impact Statement of the project.
Sector
Energy
Procurement approach
Unconfirmed |
Location
New South Wales |
Resources
Government resources
NSW Major Projects Portal
Project pages
ENGIE