Cape Winds Offshore Windfarm

Project at a glance

VIC Australia (Offshore)
Environmental and Planning Approvals

Contact Details

Peter McCracken
Regional Manager Barwon Region
+61 407 505 477

Skyborn Renewables, in joint venture with Australis Energy Limited is developing the Cape Winds Offshore Windfarm, located in the Southwest Victoria region, near Portland. The wind turbines will be approximately 5.5 kms off the shores of Discovery Bay and expected to be able to produce around 2 Gigawatts of clean renewable energy.

About Skyborn Renewables Australia

Skyborn Renewables is a pioneer and leading offshore wind developer and operator with more than 20 years' experience and a track record of approx. 7 GW developed around the globe to date. Bringing together the experience of ~300 employees, Skyborn's capabilities cover the entire offshore wind value chain, including greenfield development, engineering and design, procurement, financing, construction management and asset management. Skyborn's portfolio includes a global pipeline of > 30 GW in various stages of development.

Skyborn is committed to the communities in which projects operate and keen to form a positive engagement with the local community, local industry and the Traditional Owners of the land where the project is being proposed.

Project Timeline

The project may take 5 - 10 years to get through development and study work, and if constructed, approximately 3 years to build, followed by an operating life of approximately 30 years before decommissioning. Skyborn is currently commencing an environmental and planning approvals study phase to review: environmental, technical, socio economic, cultural heritage, maritime and land use impacts.

Industry Engagement Process

Skyborn welcomes the input and interests of local suppliers, contractors, service providers and any suitably qualified businesses or individuals, seeking involvement or supplying to the project as it progress through development, construction and operating phases. Skyborn will also provide regular updates to industry regarding development, design and procurement activities.


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