First wind turbine erected at Golden Plains Wind Farm
9 February 2024
“Australia’s largest approved wind farm is another step closer to speeding the nation’s transition to renewable energy following the successful installation of the first massive turbine at TagEnergy’s Golden Plains Wind Farm near Geelong, Victoria. Erection of the 149-metre high first wind turbine was completed by the project’s lead Engineering, Procurement and Construction partner Vestas, in just six days following three months of critical civil works and laying the foundation.”
Development approved for Bottle Tree Energy Park
11 December 2023
WestWind Energy announces it has received development approval for the Bottle Tree Energy Park from the Queensland Department of State Development, Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning.
WestWind Energy Announces Wind Farm in Queensland’s Maranoa Region
16 October 2023
WestWind Energy announces proposed wind farm development in the Maranoa Region, Central West Queensland. Bottle Tree Energy Park to provide clean Energy to over 200,000 Queensland homes.
Warracknabeal Energy Park Delay – Victorian Renewable Energy Target at Risk
18 September 2023
In another setback for the renewable energy sector, excessive government requirements will delay development of Warracknabeal Energy Park by up to two years. When operational, the Energy Park will deliver up to 11% of Victoria’s needs.
Warracknabeal Energy Park Office Now Open
31 August 2023
Residents of Warracknabeal and surrounds can hear more about a potential wind farm in the region with renewable energy developer WestWind Energy opening an office in recent months.
WestWind Energy Announces New Wind Farm in Cobar, NSW – Fuelling Clean Energy for 130,000 homes
30 August 2023
WestWind Energy is delighted to announce the proposed development of a wind farm northwest of Cobar in NSW which will feature up to 30 wind turbines and is set to power around 130,000 homes.
WestWind Energy Announces New Wind Farm in Wilkur, Victoria, Fuelling Clean Energy for 517,000 Homes
25 July 2023
WestWind Energy is delighted to announce the proposed development of a wind farm in Wilkur, Victoria. Located in the Buloke Shire and Yarriambiack Shire, approximately 11km southwest of Birchip, it will feature up to 97 wind turbines and is set to power around 517,000 homes.
WestWind Energy Announces New Wind Farm in Normanville, Victoria, Fueling Clean Energy for 50,000 Victorian Homes
14 June 2023
WestWind Energy is delighted to announce the proposed development of a wind farm in Normanville, Victoria. Located in the Gannawarra Shire, approximately 15km southwest of Kerang, it will feature up to 15 wind turbines and is set to power around 50,000 homes in the region.
Golden Plains Wind Farm Reaches Financial Close
30 November 2022
WestWind Energy announces construction of the largest approved wind farm in Victoria will start in early 2023, with Stage One of the Golden Plains Wind Farm project having reached financial close.
WestWind Energy Development Pty Ltd partners with Shell to accelerate investment in Australian renewable energy projects
1 March 2022
WestWind Energy announces a new strategic partnership with Shell to support its development of wind energy projects in Australia. Shell will take a 49% interest in WestWind and invest in growing and accelerating the company’s pipeline of new wind energy developments.