Upon its completion in 2009, Waubra Wind Farm was the largest wind farm in the southern hemisphere in terms of both number of turbines and installed capacity. Over the 10 years that the wind farm has been operational, ACCIONA has donated more than $600,000 to community groups and initiatives in the area.
ACCIONA is committed to engaging with the local community surrounding the Waubra 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, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by post PO Box 24110, Melbourne VIC 3001. A copy of the Waubra Wind Farm Complaint and Evaluation Process can be found here.
IN THE EVENT OF AN EMERGENCY, PLEASE CALL EMERGENCY SERVICES ON 000.
We are excited to announce the successful recipients of the 2020 Waubra Wind Farm Sponsorship Program. This year’s Sponsorship of $20,000 has been shared between 9 community groups in support of their events and initiatives. For more information about the program and this year’s successful applicants, please click here.
Our latest Waubra Wind Farm fact sheet is available here.
Our latest Waubra Wind Farm newsletter is available here.
Waubra Wind Farm recently celebrated it’s 10-year anniversary. Watch our celebration video.
The Waubra Wind Farm brings significant economic activity with a positive effect on the region.
Diversified income for host landowners
Generated a peak construction workforce of 120 manufacturing and installation jobs
Provides 9 ongoing full-time positions on site for the life of the project (~20+ years)
Substantial increase in the rates base for the Ballarat City Council and the Pyrenees Shire Council
Establishment of a Community Benefit Fund to share the benefits of the project with the towns and community surrounding the project site for the operational life of the project
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.
Waubra Wind Farm has a Shared Benefits Program comprised of three initiatives:
If you are interested in acquiring energy from Waubra Wind Farm or any of our other projects, more information on corporate PPA's can be found here.