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Construction in late 2024
Located within the South-West Renewable Energy Zone (REZ) in NSW, the Keri Keri Renewable Energy Project is a proposed project of up to 1GW of wind, with potential for up to 400MW Solar PV and Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) in future. The project is within the Murray River Shire LGA and sits across 18,000 hectares of pastoral land.
The proposed Keri Keri Renewable Energy Project is located due south of the Willowvale Rest Area, abutting the Sturt Highway and Keri Keri Road. The planned Project EnergyConnect NSW/SA Interconnector is proposed to cross the southern portion of the 18,000ha site.
The wind farm represents an investment of up to $1.8B. The solar PV and BESS component of the project represent an additional $500M investment by ACCIONA.
- Project Configuration: up to 176 wind turbine generators based on 5.7MW machine
- Location: Murray River Shire, NSW. The project is approximately 80km west of Hay
- Capacity: up to 1GW, with potential for up to 400MW solar PV and Battery Energy Storage System (BESS)
- Energy Production: wind portion equivalent to powering up to 700,000 households, solar portion equivalent to powering up to 200,000 households
- Construction Commencement: anticipated commencement of construction in late 2024
- Project Value: up to $1.8B investment for the wind farm, and additional $500M for solar PV and BESS
The land is situated in a remote area characterised by very large pastoral landholdings. The proposed project site is very flat, with good access to transport infrastructure. The project boundary encompasses more than 18,000 ha of land, which is currently predominately used for merino sheep farming.
MEGAWATTS (MW) WIND CAPACITY
WIND TURBINES OF 5.7 MW RATED CAPACITY EACH
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The Keri Keri Wind Farm will bring significant economic activity with a positive effect on the Murray River Council area
- Up to 400 jobs during construction and up to 12 full-time roles once the wind farm becomes operational
- Providing a diversified income for wind farm host landowners
- Employment and procurement opportunities for local residents and businesses
- Establishment of a community benefits program which will assist community organisations, community groups and local schools with financial grants to support community events, projects and activities
- A Scholarship Program open to local students to provide support to further their education at University or TAFE