Coonooer Bridge Wind Farm
The Coonooer Bridge Wind Farm is a small wind energy project located North West of Bendigo, Victoria. It is jointly owned by Windlab Limited, Eurus Energy and landholders neighbouring the project. This is the first renewable energy project in the country with an ownership structure that includes the local farming community in this way.
The project began commercial operations in February 2016 and it is currently providing the cheapest wind power in the country.
|Location||In the Buloke Shire, Vic approximately 17km south of Charlton and 90km northwest of Bendigo|
|Land type||The area is predominantly cleared agricultural land used for sheep grazing and cropping. The project has a total footprint of 4.5 hectares|
|Number of turbines||6|
|Total generation capacity||Up to 19.4 MW|
|Project cost||$40 million|
|CO2 savings||83,770 tonnes per annum|
For more information, please visit www.coonooerbridgewindfarm.com.au