Willatook Wind Farm

Detailed Planning
Willatook Wind Farm

The Willatook Wind Farm is a proposed 350-megawatt wind farm project located at Willatook, 22-kilometres north of Port Fairy and 32-kilometres north-west of Warrnambool in south west Victoria.

The scope of the project includes:

  • up to 59 wind turbines
  • an on-site electrical substation to the existing Tarrone Terminal Station
  • 112 kilometres of underground electricity cables laid within 62 kilometres of trechnches one metre below the surface
  • a battery storage system
  • operations and maintenance buildings and yard
  • 60 kilometres of new or upgraded access tracks, and
  • three meteorological masts.

The project proponent is Willatook Wind Farm, owned by Wind Prospect.

Key Dates

Dec 2024 Expected Construction Commencement
Dec 2026 Expected Construction Completion


Procuring Agency: Willatook Wind Farm, owned by Wind Prospect


Jul 2022 The Environmental Effects Statement and planning permit applications were placed on public exhibition, closing in 12 August 2022.
Nov 2022 The Inquiry and Panel held a panel hearing from 11 October to 7 November to hear submissions on the project's Environmental Effects Statement and planning permit applications.
Jan 2023 The Inquiry and Panel submitted its report following the public hearing to the Victorian Minister for Planning.
Procurement approach
Other |
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Project website
Willatook Wind Farm