Valley of the Winds

Harnessing nature’s energy to power the future

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Project details

Valley of the Winds will capture the natural power of the wind flowing through the Coolah Valley in the central west region of NSW. Up to 175 wind turbines will generate enough clean renewable energy to power 590,000 homes.

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Investment

Investment:

$1 billion

Jobs

Construction Jobs:

400

Jobs

Ongoing jobs:

up to 50

Wind turbines:

Approx 175

Generation capacity

Generation Capacity:

800 MW

Renewable energy

Renewable energy:

2,500 GWh a year

Number of homes supplied

Homes supplied:

590,000

Greenhouse gasses

CO2 reduction:

2m tonnes a year

Energy storage battery

Storage:

Potential for battery

Community

Community

The region’s agricultural connection with the land will continue side by side with renewable energy generation, bringing jobs and economic growth to the local area.

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Valley of the Winds location

Location

The project will be located in Central NSW around 5km south-west of the small rural township of Coolah. Approximately 175 wind turbines are being proposed across three clusters at Mount Hope, Girragulang Road and Leadville.

Detailed location information

Project timeline

Site Identification & Due Diligence

Complete

Technical Assessments

Environmental Planning Approval

Detailed Engineering

Commencement of Construction

News and updates

19 May 2020 Project updates

Valley of the Winds scoping report submitted

A scoping report for the 800 megawatt Valley of the Winds project has been submitted to the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment Read More

13 March 2020 News gallery

Valley of the Winds community information session well supported

The first Valley of the Winds community information session was held last […] Read More

28 February 2020 Project updates

Jobs and clean energy discussed at community information session

The first Valley of the Winds community information session was held this […] Read More

11 February 2020 Latest news

Media Release: Introducing Valley of the Winds

Members of the local community are being invited to discuss plans for an 800-megawatt wind farm… Read More

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