Stockyard Hill Wind Farm is located approximately 35 km west of Ballarat between Beaufort and Skipton in western Victoria. The 530MW wind farm comprises one hundred and forty-nine Goldwind 3.57MW turbines erected on 100m tall steel towers. Once completed Stockyard Hill Wind Farm will be the largest wind farm in the Southern Hemisphere and the lowest cost wind energy developments in Australia.. In December 2017, Goldwind contracted a joint venture between SNC-Lavalin and WBHO to construct the Balance of Plant at the Stockyard Hill Wind Farm. Robert Bird Group was engaged by the SNCL-WBHO JV to undertake civil and structural design and construction engineering Construction commenced in May 2018.
149 x 3.57MW wind turbines with capacity to supply electricity up to 390,000 homes; 103km of new roads; foundations designs include gravity, anchored and a hybrid gravity-anchored.
Client: SNC-Lavalin – WBHO Joint Venture
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