Alinta Energy and Parkwind are developing the Spinifex
Offshore Wind Project, a proposed 1GW+ offshore wind farm off the coast of South West Victoria.

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Potential to supply around 10 per cent of Victoria’s electricity needs

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Significant regional economic opportunities

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Thousands of potential jobs and training opportunities

Key milestones so far

December 2021

Project announcement

July 2022

Wind monitoring equipment installed at Portland Aluminium Smelter

August 2022

In-person community engagement sessions

October 2022

Australian Renewable Energy Agency announces $1.5 million of funding as part of its Advancing Renewables Program

April 2023

Local Supply Chain and Industry Development Study released - learn more

June 2023

Australian Government proposes the Southern Ocean Region as a Declared Area for offshore energy infrastructure

July & August 2023

Consultation period for Southern Ocean Region proposed Declared Area

March 2024

Minister for Climate Change and Energy declares area of the Southern Ocean Region as suitable for offshore wind energy

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April 2024
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Alinta Energy and Parkwind announce collaboration to develop Spinifex Offshore Wind Farm and identify a project area in the Southern Ocean Region Declared Area.

July 2024

Spinifex to submit Feasibility Licence application for a site within the Declared Area

Alinta Energy and Parkwind have identified a site for the Spinifex Project (pictured below) and will continue engaging with local stakeholders to refine their proposal and progress the project.

Map for Southern Ocean Region Declared Area