On 28 June 2010, Infigen Energy (ASX: IFN) announced it had issued a notice to proceed for the construction of the Woodlawn wind farm located near Bungendore in New South Wales and adjacent to Infigen Energy's operational Capital wind farm.
The Woodlawn wind farm achieved practical completion on 17 October 2011.The wind farm comprises 23 Suzlon S88 2.1 MW turbines.
Woodlawn wind farm is Infigen's sixth Australian wind farm and was delivered on time and on budget. The final construction cost was $115 million partially funded by a $55 million project finance facility which is now fully drawn.
Infigen sells the output of the Woodlawn wind farm on a merchant basis.
The Woodlawn wind farm provides enough renewable energy annually to power approximately 23,000 homes.
The project has created more than 150 direct jobs during construction and many more indirect jobs including the fabrication of towers, buildings, switchrooms and electrical equipment all within Australia. Infigen has provided on-site apprentices with valuable work experience and the wind farm has also benefited the local community through increased economic activity.
View the Construction Compliance Report,following the first 6 months of construction, and theOperation Environmental Management Plan.