Gullen Range Wind Farm

Gullen Range Wind Farm is an operational wind farm in the Southern Tablelands of NSW, Australia. It is owned by New Gullen Range Wind Farm Pty Ltd (NGRWF). The wind farm consists of 73 turbines and produces 165.5MW of renewable power in ideal wind conditions.

On an average day it produces enough energy to power in excess of 70,000 average homes. By 2020, Gullen Range Wind Farm will have saved 2.7 million tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions compared to conventional power generation.

Stretching from north to south, the wind farm measures 22km, approximately centred on the locality of Bannister, 11km South of Crookwell and 32km north west of Goulburn.

BJCE Australia is proud to be a founding signatory of the Clean Energy Council’s Best Practice Charter for Renewable Energy Developments. The charter is a voluntary set of commitments to reflect our promise to develop and operate projects in a socially responsible way. The charter can be downloaded here.

Please feel free to contact us if you would like further information, or if you would like to provide feedback or lodge a complaint about the wind farm.

News

The latest wind farm news is below. You can view archive news here and download our newsletters here.

News Update: 12/11/19: Applications to join the GRWF Community Fund Committee now open.

Upper Lachlan Shire Council is calling for expressions of interest from the local community to join the GRWF Community Fund Committee. The Committee is responsible for assessing grant applications and awarding the funds. To apply or to find out more information about the Committee, please contact Council on (02) 4830 1000. Applications close on Friday 6th of December 2019.

 

News Update: 11/11/19: BJCE Australia joins the 2019 Relay for Life community celebrations.

BJCE Australia recently joined the 2019 Goulburn Relay For Life fundraising event, which raises money to help the fight against cancer. BJCE Australia’s Derek Powell (Deputy General Manager) and Simon Zhao (Gullen Range Wind and Solar Farm’s Site Manager) attended the event to support the amazing efforts of over 500 participants. Derek also enjoyed chatting with radio host, Banksy on Goulburn’s 2GN radio show. BJCE Australia was delighted to be one of the major sponsors for the event. You can read more here.

 

News Update: 8/11/19: November tour – sold out!

Tickets for the November tour have sold out. The next Gullen Range Wind and Solar Farm tour will be announced in 2020. To find out more about the tours and make a booking, please contact Crookwell Visitor Information Centre via their website here or call 02 4832 1988.

 

News Update: 28/10/19: Clean Energy Council Wind and Solar Farm Open Day – a success!

BJCE Australia is proud to have participated in the Clean Energy Council Wind and Solar Farm Open Day on Sunday 27th of October.

 

News Update: 28/10/19: BJCE Australia impressed by the STEM Showcase of student renewable projects

Students from Crookwell High School and five local primary schools recently enjoyed showcasing their Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) projects to the local community and industry. As part of the STEM School Industry Partnership program (SISP), students were tasked with developing products that enhance the use of renewable energy in everyday life. Isabel Nelson, BJCE’s Community Engagement Officer, was honoured to assist with judging the impressive renewable projects, which ranged from solar-powered boats and wheelchairs to energy efficient homes powered by wind and solar. Isabel was also proud to present the ‘Creativity Prize’, which is awarded to student projects with the most innovative designs. A range of local community leaders came along to the Showcase event including staff from Upper Lachlan Council and Mayor John Stafford, as well as some of the other SISP Industry partners: Pearson Engineering, Cullerin Wind Farm, Go Terra and Woodlawn Bioreactor. Read more here.

Funded by the Department of Education and coordinated by Regional Development Australia Southern Inland, the SISP is a program linking industry with local schools, focussed on how STEM skills and knowledge can solve real-world problems. BJCE Australia is excited to be a part of the Program.

 

News Update: 20/10/19: Members from Engineer Australia enjoy a visit to Gullen Range Wind and Solar Farm

BJCE Australia recently enjoyed hosting members from Engineer Australia  at Gullen Range Wind and Solar Farm. Engineers Australia is the largest and most diverse body of engineers in Australia.

 

News Update: 16/10/19: November tour announced

Our next tour will be on the 19th of November 2019. To book click here.

 

News Update: 15/10/19: More than 50 homes now benefit from cheaper electricity bills because of Gullen Range Wind Farm’s Clean Energy Program

Today, BJCE Australia’s Gullen Range Wind Farm announced a funding milestone, having successfully delivered more than 50 Clean Energy Program grants, totalling over $345,000, to local homes. The first of its kind in Australia, the Clean Energy Program enables residents and businesses, within 5 km of the wind farm, to apply for grants to make their homes more energy efficient. Read more here.

 

News Update: 27/09/19: Students from The University of New South Wales (UNSW) enjoy a visit to Gullen Range Wind and Solar Farm

BJCE Australia recently enjoyed hosting students from the UNSW’s School of Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering society at Gullen Range Wind and Solar Farm.

 

News Update: 24/09/19: BJCE Australia is proud to be a major sponsor of the 2019 Goulburn Relay For Life.

BJCE Australia is proud to announce we will be a major sponsor for the 2019 Goulburn Relay For Life fundraising event. BJCE has joined forces with Goulburn-Mulwaree Council, Veolia, Goulburn Soldiers Club, Goulburn Workers, BBQs Galore and Mazda Goulburn to provide funding support for the event. Relay For Life brings communities together to celebrate cancer survivors, remember loved ones lost and raise money to help the fight against cancer. The event runs from Saturday 2nd through to Sunday 3rd November 2019 at Eastgrove Park in Goulburn NSW. For more information and to help a great cause, click here.

 

News Update: 23/09/19: Clean Energy Council Open Day Tour – Sold out

Tickets for the special Clean Energy Council Open Day tour have sold out. The next Gullen Range Wind and Solar Farm tour will be on Tuesday, 19th November. To find out more about the tours and make a booking, please contact Crookwell Visitor Information Centre via their website here or call 02 4832 1988.

 

News Update: 19/09/19: Gullen Range Wind and Solar Farm Open Day Tour!

 

News Update: 16/09/19: CCC meeting date changed

 

News Update 12/09/19: BJCE Australia and Grabben Gullen Rural Fire Service host information stand and fundraising BBQ