07 Jun '18, 9am

Site approved for 1GW-plus Australian wind power generation #climate #renewables #australia

Site approved for 1GW-plus Australian wind power generation #climate #renewables #australia

Clarke Creek, which is currently in its final feasibility stages, will have a capacity of more than 800MW. The developer will also include an up-to 400MW solar farm and an unspecified battery storage facility at the site near Queensland’s west-central coast. Construction is due to begin early next year, Lacour stated. It received approval for the solar component of the project from Isaac Regional Council earlier this year. Lacour has not yet specified a preferred turbine supplier for Clarke Creek, but it is set to use 4MW+ turbines. The site runs adjacent to transmission system operator Powerlink’s existing 275kV transmission network, the developer stated. Each year, the entire Clarke Creek facility will generate renewable electricity equivalent to about 3% of Queensland’s electricity demand, Lacour claimed. Queensland aims to source 50% of its energy from renewable source...

Full article: https://www.windpowermonthly.com/article/1483684/site-app...

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