Uungula Wind Farm




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Uungula Wind Farm
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STATUS: Credibly proposed
SECTOR: Energy
JURISDICTION: NSW
PROCUREMENT APPROACH: Unknown
TYPE: Greenfield

Project Summary

CWP Renewables have proposed the construction of a wind farm with a total output capacity of 400 megawatts, including up to 97 wind turbines and associated infrastructure. It would be located approximately 14 kilometres east of Wellington, New South Wales, in the Dubbo local government area.

The site has been chosen due to a reliable wind source, low density of rural residential housing and proximity to existing transmission lines.
 
It is anticipated that the Project would take approximately 24 to 30 months to construct and would operate over an initial term of approximately 30 years.
 
 
Key Dates
 
May 2020: The Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) was put on public exhibition by the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment until 8 July 2020
2021: Construction expected to commence
2023-24: The wind farm is expected to be fully operational
 
History

2011: The wind farm was first publicly announced.
2013: An Environmental Assessment was prepared for a site consisting of 249 turbines. Following review and feedback, the scope was revised in 2018 to focus on the western region and remove 122 turbines from the proposal.
June 2019: A further eight win turbines were removed from the design after stakeholder consultation.
Early 2020: A further 12 turbines were removed from the scope, reducing the proposal to 'up to' 97 turbines.


Last reviewed: 02/06/2020

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