Future Energy secured a Planning Permit for the 14 turbine (28 MW) Winchelsea Wind Farm from the local Surf Coast Shire Council in February 2008.
The permit was obtained on behalf International Power (Australia) Pty Ltd, the company proposing to construct and operate the wind farm at the time. To date International Power has not progressed the construction of this facility.
|Clean energy produced per year||Approx 85,000 MWh|
|Number of households supplied||Over 16,000|
|Greenhouse gas abatement per year||85,000 tonnes CO2|
|Number of cars off the road||Over 19,000|
|Equivalent number of trees planted||Over 126,000|
|Turbines||14 x 2 MW wind turbines|
|Rated Capacity||28 MW|
|Energy generated annually||85,000 MWh|
|Permit||Granted subject to VCAT hearing|
|Visual amenity||Assessment completed|
|Average wind speed||ca. 7.5 m/sec|