Media Releases

8 February 2019

Goldwind Australia announced today it has successfully installed the first Goldwind wind turbine at Stockyard Hill Wind Farm.

The wind turbine is the first of 149 Goldwind wind turbines to be installed at the project site, with the remainder to be installed throughout 2019. Full details

18 September 2018

‘Goldwind Australia is very pleased to have achieved the first wind turbine foundation pour at Stockyard Hill Wind Farm. We have significant ongoing plans in Australia, Goldwind also has the Moorabool Wind Farm in Victoria and Cattle Hill Wind Farm in Tasmania under construction. Further projects are planned, including the Coppabella Wind Farm in NSW.’ said John Titchen, Managing Director for Goldwind Australia. Full details

13 September 2018

Goldwind Appoints Keppel Prince Engineering for major tower contract for Stockyard Hill Wind Farm.

Keppel Prince Engineering (KPE) based in Portland Victoria, has secured a major tower supply contract with Goldwind for the Stockyard Hill Wind Farm, located 35 km west of Ballarat in Victoria.

Goldwind Australia’s Managing Director, John Titchen said Goldwind is very pleased to announce another partnership with Keppel Prince Engineering for the local production of tower sections. Full details

14 June 2018

Goldwind Celebrates the Start of Construction at Stockyard Hill Wind Farm
Today, key project partners joined Goldwind Australia at a Ground-Breaking Ceremony to mark the commencement of construction for the Stockyard Hill Wind Farm project. 
Goldwind Australia’s Managing Director Mr John Titchen, said he was pleased to celebrate this significant milestone for the project.   Full details

23 May 2018

Construction to start at Goldwind’s Stockyard Hill Wind Farm

The development and management plans for the Stockyard Hill Wind Farm have now been endorsed by
the Victorian Government. On-site construction work for the 530 megawatt (MW) project will now
commence. Full details.


16 May 2018

Stockyard Hill Wind Farm Connection Agreement Finalised

Goldwind Australia and AusNet Services have signed the connection agreement for construction of connection assets for the 530 megawatt (MW) Stockyard Hill Wind Farm in Victoria. Full details.


Secures Finance for Largest Wind Energy Project in Australia

21 December 2017 - Sydney, Australia.

Goldwind has executed finance documents for project financing for construction of Australia’s largest wind farm, the Stockyard Hill Wind Farm, located in Western Victoria. Full Details.


Information hub brings wind project a step closer

15 December 2017
The Stockyard Hill Wind Farm is about to move another step closer with a new information centre planned for Beaufort. Full details

Sale of Stockyard Hill Wind Farm to Goldwind Australia

Under the terms of agreements executed with Goldwind, Origin will sell Stockyard Hill Wind Farm, Australia’s largest wind development, signing a 530 MW long-term PPA from the commencement of operations in 2019 to 2030. Origin will agree to buy all of the power generated by the wind farm and the associated Renewable Energy Certificates for a market leading PPA price of below $60/MWh.