Goldwind Australia has completed the installation of all 149 wind turbines at Stockyard Hill wind farm, located 35 kilometers west of Ballarat in Victoria.
Stockyard Hill Farm is a joint venture between Goldwind Australia and Nebras Power, an international power investment firm based in Qatar. Since construction began in 2018, 149 wind turbines have been installed, approximately 110 kilometers of access track have been constructed, approximately 130 kilometers of underground cables have been installed, a 75 kilometers 132 kV multi-duplex power line has been installed, three on-site substations have been completed and a major terminal station near Lismore has been built.
“Completing the installation of wind turbines at Stockyard Hill Wind Farm marks an important milestone achieved.”John Titchen, managing director Goldwind Australia.
“We are excited to be witnessing the realization of our hard work and planning. Stockyard Hill is a monumental project that will be instrumental in providing sustainable energy to residences throughout the region.”Khalid M. Jolo, CEO of Nebras Power.
Stockyard Hill Wind Farm currently employs a team of maintenance staff which is expected to grow to 25 permanent maintenance staff once the wind farm is operational.
Final commissioning and project completion activities will continue into early 2021.