Clean Energy for Queensland

Neoen Australia

We own and operate the Hornsdale Wind Farm in South Australia

Sharing Benefits

Making a difference in local communities

OVERVIEW

The Mount Hopeful Wind Farm is a large-scale renewable energy project proposed in Central Queensland, within the Rockhampton and Banana Shire areas.

This project will take advantage of some of the best wind resources in the state to provide affordable and clean electricity. The proposed capacity is up to 700MW.

WIND

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

BATTERY

Battery storage would allow us to store the wind energy and provide it to the grid whenever it’s needed.

Mount Hopeful Wind Farm

LOCATION

The project is located near the towns of Mount Morgan and Bajool, around 50km south of Rockhampton and 70km west of Gladstone.

The location was selected because it is very windy and is close to electricity transmission lines.

BENEFITS

FOR LOCAL ECONOMY

Regional economic boost during construction period plus a number of ongoing jobs

For the climate

Producing more than
1,900,000 MWh of renewable energy per year

For the community

There will be a community benefit-sharing scheme will be created for local community initiatives

PROJECT LIFECYCLE

NEWS

Community drop-in session

Community drop-in session

Neoen is pleased to be hosting the first Community Drop-in sessions in Bajool and Dululu on Thursday 13 May 2021. As we are about to lodge development approval with State authorities, we are hoping to present the community with information on the project. We welcome...

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Environmental Surveys completed

Environmental Surveys completed

Unwelt Pty Australia has completed the final environmental surveys necessary for the development of the Mount Hopeful wind farm. This was the last of several day and night-time field trip to identify and count all the flora and fauna on site. Neoen is committed to...

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Western Downs solar project

Western Downs solar project

Our first Queensland project, Western Downs Green Power Hub, a solar farm near Chinchilla began construction in early 2021. It is supported by a power purchase agreement with CleanCo Construction will be ongoing through 2021 and will start operating in early 2022.

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Eddie Rover, Neighbour
Numurkah Solar Farm in Victoria

GET INVOLVED

Let us know what you think.

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.