The Mt Barker Windfarm was commissioned in March of 2011. The project consists of three 800kW E53 Enercon wind turbines are on a hill on a private sheep farm 4 km north of Mt Barker on the western side of Albany Highway. These wind turbines are bigger than those in Esperance but smaller than those in Albany. As Mt Barker is inland, they are on 73m high towers. The project cost was about $8.5 million in total.

May of 2021 Mid life and the blades undergo some maintenance work;

20/04/2021 Milestone The wind farm reaches 250,000 operational turbine hours.

26/04/2015 Milestone The wind farm reaches 100,000 operational turbine hours in the morning of the 26th of April. Overall availability to date is 99.48%.


Project developer and project manager: Major investor: Purchaser of electricity + RECs:

The Mt Barker Wind Project is supported by the Australian Government through the Renewable Remote Power Generation Program. The Program is implemented by the State's Office of Energy in Western Australia.

Carbon Tax Removal Substantiation Notice

Copyright 2007 - 2021 SkyFarming Pty Ltd