Project Timeline

Project Status

The Piambong Wind Farm project is under active development. Vestas will be working throughout the process to consult with local community members and stakeholders about the project. The feedback received, in conjunction with the results of environmental assessments, will inform the project design.

Work is underway to investigate the wind resource in the area, and to assess the biodiversity values across the project site.

Wider community and stakeholder engagement commenced in early 2022.

Project Timeline

2020 - 2021

Site identification

Early Piambong Wind Farm project development and wind monitoring.

2020 - 2021

2020 - 2025

Wind assessment

Monitoring available wind resource.

2020 - 2025

2020 - 2022

Environmental studies

Preliminary environmental impact assessments.

2020 - 2022

2022

Community consultation begins

Vestas commenced wider community and stakeholder engagement with the local community and Project stakeholders on a range of issues and matters. Engagement and consultation will be ongoing through the life of the Project.

2022

2023

Permitting

Scoping Report submitted to NSW Department of Planning and Environment (DPE).

2023

2023

SEARs

DPE issued Secretary’s Environmental Assessment Requirements (SEARs).

2023

2023 - 2025 (WE ARE HERE)

Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)

Detailed study of potential environmental impacts and benefits.

2023 - 2025 (WE ARE HERE)

2025

EIS on public exhibition

2025

2025

Permitting completion

State development consent and federal environmental approval.

2025

2025

Grid connection

Offer to connect.

2025

2026

Begin construction

Construction at site expected to begin. This will be approximately a 30 month process.

2026