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How many wind farms are there in Australia?

As of late in 2015 there were 77 wind farms in operation in Australia amounting to a total capacity of 4.187MW. The largest wind farm in Australia is the Macarthur Wind Farm in Victoria with a total capacity of 420MW. Wind power is a rapidly expanding energy source in Australia. Southern Australia region has nearly 50% of the nation's wind capacity. In particular, Victoria has a substantial network amounting to nearly 25% of Australia's capacity generating a large amount of wind jobs in the region.

How is wind energy used in Australia?

Australia is regarded to have some of the best wind resources available along the southern region of the country. There are also pockets of regions in Western Australia that have been noted for high potential within the wind industry. Wind power is essentially utilized for the generation of electricity in Australia. Alternative uses for wind energy are to pump bore water in rural regions. The availability of onshore wind resources are very good in Australia. However there are no solid plans to develop any offshore wind projects in Australia at this present time. Wind Energy is the fastest growing source of renewable energy for electricity production in Australia and accounts for approximately 4%of total energy consumption.

Wind Farm Jobs Australia

In 2014 Australia had a total of 1866 wind turbines across 71 wind farms. An additional five wind farms have been in construction since 2015 and expectations that development within the wind industry will continue to expand rapidly.  

In August 2015, the Victorian government announced financial support for the development of new wind farms as part of drive to promote renewable energy in Victoria. The Government expected that there were approximately 2400 MW worth of projects within Victoria that are awaiting approval to be developed. 

  • Owner's Engineer Site Engineer

    • Australia
    • Negotiable
    • MPH Consulting Services

    Job Category: Renewable EnergyJob Title: Owner's Engineer Site EngineerIndustry: PowerLocation, City/Country: Onsite at relevant project site with som


  • Site Supervisor Taralga Wind Farm

    • Taralga, New South Wales
    • Competitive
    • Vestas

    Energise your career- Join Vestas Site Supervisor Services Vestas is currently seeking an experienced Site Supervisor with strong leadersh

  • Wind Engineer

    • North Sydney, Australia Countrywide
    • Competitive
    • Jacobs

    Jacobs is a global provider of technical, professional and scientific services including environmental, engineering, architecture, construction, opera

  • Wind Turbine Technician

    • South Western Victoria, Victoria, Australia
    • Competitive
    • Acciona Energy

    This role is to provide preventative and corrective maintenance to all infrastructure associated with a generating wind farm including wind turbines,

  • Blade Tech Wind Power

    • Across Australia, Australia
    • Competitive
    • GE Renewables

    3183635Blade Tech Wind PowerRenewable Energy OnShore WindGE Renewable EnergyAustraliaEssential ResponsibilitiesBlade tech repair as Field service supp