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OVERVIEW

Alectown Wind Farm is a 120 MW wind farm proposed by Neoen in the Alectown and Peak Hill area in New South Wales.

The electricity generated will be supplied directly into the national electricity grid through a proposed connection into the 132 kV Parkes to Wellington transmission line.

WIND

Wind turbines are tall structures that can capture stronger winds at higher altitudes. Turbines are generally 150-270m in height.

LOCATION

The Alectown Wind Farm will be located approximately 7.8 km east of Alectown, 7.3 km south-east of Trewilga, 22 km north-east of Parkes and 15 km south east of Peak Hill, within the Parkes Local Government Area (LGA). The Proposal also borders the Cabonne LGA.

The project will be located on six freehold landholdings adjacent to the Goobang National Park. The turbines will be installed on the tops of the ridges on these freehold properties, which comprise of sections of Hervey Ranges, Curumbenya Ranges and Crokers Range.

BENEFITS

FOR LOCAL FARMERS

Income paid to
local land owners plus up to 5
ongoing jobs

For the climate

Producing more than
378,000 MWh of renewable energy per year

For your community

Up to $60,000 per year
funding for local community initiatives and projects

PROJECT LIFECYCLE

NEWS

Community Drop-In Session 2nd March 2022

Community Drop-In Session 2nd March 2022

  The project has been on hold since mid-2020 but is now progressing again. Neoen will be holding a second Community Drop-In Session to share updated project information and hear your thoughts on the proposed Alectown Wind Farm   Community Drop-In Session...

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The Learning Hub Launch

The Learning Hub Launch

We have recently developed the Learning Hub, an educational resource for local schools, as part of our community engagement. The Learning Hub is a stand-alone website with materials for Years 5-6 and another for Years 7-8, both centered around electricity and...

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Neoen produce affordable reliable electricity from natural renewable sources such as the sun and wind.

With 12 years’ experience behind us, our technologies are tried, tested and proven. Our South Australian Big Battery has been keeping the lights on in SA since 2017, and saved consumers over $116 million in 2019 alone !

We own and operate all of the projects we build (rather than developing them to be sold) and as long-term neighbours we are committed to sharing the benefits with surrounding communities.

This dedication to community and environment has made us a renewable energy developer of choice across Australia.