36,000

Equivalent households

ACCIONA's third wind farm in Australia

A 46.5 MW wind farm in Victoria (Australia).

Consists of 31 wind turbines and provides enough clean energy to power 36,000 homes. 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.

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • 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

Key figures

36,000

equivalent households

46.5

megawatts (MW) of power

31

wind turbines

160,000

tons of CO2 into the atmosphere avoided per year

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT AND SHARED BENEFITS PROGRAM

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.

The Gunning Wind Farm Shared Benefits Program comprises of several components:

  • Sponsorship program
  • Scholarship program
  • Community benefit fund

OUR COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT INITIATIVES

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