Crudine Ridge Wind Farm
135 MW under construction in Central West NSW.
Delivered by world leaders in renewable energy.
Construction of the project has commenced and will be fully operational by late 2019.
Crudine Ridge Wind Farm is under construction with completion expected in late 2019.
Crudine Ridge Wind Farm, located 45km south of Mudgee in NSW, will be constructed by GE Renewable Energy and Zenviron, who will install 37 x GE 3.63MW wind turbines which will reach a height of 160 m. The transmission grid connection will be constructed, owned and operated by Transgrid.
Once operational, Crudine Ridge Wind Farm will provide enough power for around 55,000 homes. Meridian Energy Australia has purchased 50% of this energy under a long term power purchase agreement to support the growth of its retail business Powershop, which is Australia’s greenest energy retailer. Additionally, Sydney Airports has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Origin Energy to receive up to 75% of its current electricity from the wind project which will be firmed by the retailer.
The project forms part of the Grassroots Renewable Energy Platform, an energy investment portfolio owned by CWP Renewables and Partners Group.
Crudine Ridge Wind Farm encourages local contractors and service providers to tender for the supply of goods and services during construction and operation of the wind farm.
The project is being constructed by GE Renewable Energy and Zenviron, who will install 37 x GE 3.63MW wind turbines. The transmission grid connection will be constructed, owned and operated by Transgrid. Contractors and service providers are encouraged to apply for relevant subcontracts through the Project’s page on the ICN Gateway website.
Crudine Ridge Wind Farm commenced construction in May 2018 and when complete, this large scale renewable energy project will provide enough electricity to power 55,000 homes each year.
- The wind farm will contribute over $160,000 per year to the community through the Mid-western and Bathurst Regional Council Community Funds to support local community projects and initiatives.
- The project will bring many economic benefits to the NSW’s Central West. Approximately 75 new jobs will be created as well significant contracting opportunities for local businesses.
- The estimated annual greenhouse gas savings from the project is 357,954 tonnes of CO2 equivalent.
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Site Identification and Resource Monitoring
Preliminary Environmental Assessment
Community Consultative Committee established
Environmental Assessment on Public Exhibition
NSW Development Consent
Construction in Progress
Fully Commissioned and Operational