The turbines are located on the privately-owned property ‘Walwa’, which is predominantly cleared pastoral land. The wind farm site continues to be used for grazing.
The turbines are located on the privately owned property Walwa, which is predominantly cleared pastoral land. The wind farm site continues to be used for grazing.
ACCIONA is committed to engaging with the local community surrounding the Gunning Wind Farm. We also acknowledge the importance and value of feedback (including both enquiries and complaints). We can be contacted via our free call community information hotline 1800 283 550.
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Project Configuration: 31 x 1.5MW turbines
Capacity: 46.5 MW
Completion date: May 2011
Energy production: equivalent up to 36,000 homes annually
Grid connection: new 132kV transmission line connecting to the existing 132kV Yass-Goulburn line
CO2 emissions benefit: approximately 160,000 tonnes per annum
Tip Height: 110m
Project value: $147M AUD
Project location: Gunning, NSW, 70 km north-east of Canberra
We are excited to announce the successful recipients of the 2020 Gunning Wind Farm Sponsorship Program. More than $43,000 of grant funding was awarded to 11 community groups and organisations in the local area, in support of their projects and initiatives. For more information about the program and this year’s successful applicants, please click here.
ACCIONA is committed to improving the social and economic platform of the region and sharing the benefits of the project as widely and equitably as possible. For more information about our shared benefits approach for each of our projects, click here.
The Gunning Wind Farm Shared Benefits Program comprises of several components:
For more information about our other community engagement and benefit initiatives, click here.