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Coopers Gap Wind Farm

Project overview*

EIS statusApproved with conditions
Description A wind farm on multiple allotments at Coopers Gap.
Proponent Coopers Gap Wind Farm Pty Ltd (a subsidiary of AGL Energy Limited).
Location/s 50 km west of Kingaroy. Map
Local government/s
  • South Burnett Regional Council
  • Western Downs Regional Council
Investment $850 million
Key features
  • up to 123 wind turbines with a maximum capacity of 460MW
  • access roads
  • transmission lines
  • other associated infrastructure
Expected completion 2020
  • 200 (construction)
  • 20 (operational)

* Project information supplied by proponent and subject to change.

Environmental impact statement (EIS) process

1 March 2017 Coordinator-General's report on the EIS (PDF icon 5 MB) released.
16 February 2017 Transport route analysis (PDF icon 15 MB)
19 December 2016 The Coordinator-General accepted the draft EIS and the Additional Information as the Final EIS.
6 December 2016 Additional information (PDF icon 1.8 MB) to the draft EIS.
26 September 2016 to
7 November 2016
Draft EIS public consultation
29 July 2016 Terms of reference for EIS (PDF icon 223 KB)
10 June 2016 to
11 July 2016
Draft terms of reference for EIS (PDF icon 297 KB) public consultation.
7 June 2016 Gazettal of 'coordinated project' declaration (PDF icon 239 KB)
26 May 2016 Application, including initial advice statement (PDF icon 9.97 MB), submitted.

Media releases

Further information

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Last updated: Tuesday, Jul 20, 2021