Port Gregory Wind Farm

Project Type

Structural Engineering

Project Location

Perth, Western Australia

Project Duration

17 Months

Advanced Energy Resources, started building a 3.5MW wind and solar farm with battery storage at Port Gregory in Western Australia. Located approximately 50km south of Kalbarri, adjacent to the famous Hutt Lagoon (Pink Lake), the project consists of a 2.5MW wind farm using five refurbished Enercon wind turbines, a 1MW solar farm and a 2MW/0.5MWh battery energy storage system (BESS) utilising an innovative, Australian first connection topology. The project will supply energy to GMA Garnet’s operation in Port Gregory with excess generation being exported into the local electricity network.

McDowall Affleck and partner Studio Techne’ provided Advanced Energy Resources with 20 years experience in design of wind farms.