Willogoleche Wind Farm
Locationwest of Hallett, South Australia
Coordinates33°23′35″S 138°50′53″E / 33.393°S 138.848°E / -33.393; 138.848
Construction began2017
Commission date2019
Construction costA$250 million
Wind farm
Site usageGrazing
Hub height85 m
Rotor diameter130 m
Rated wind speed8.6 metres per second (28 ft/s)
Power generation
Units operational
  • 24 @ 3.83MW
  • 8 @ 3.43MW
Make and modelGeneral Electric
Nameplate capacity119 MW
External links

The Willogoleche Wind Farm is a wind farm in the vicinity of Hallett in the Mid North region of South Australia. It generates up to 119 MW of electricity. There are 32 turbines in the wind farm.[1] The closest to the town of Hallett is 3.2 km west of the town, and the furthest is 8.3 km southwest of the town. It was officially opened on 30 July 2019. The electricity generated is sold by Engie's retail brand Simply Energy.[2]

The Australian Energy Market Operator expected the wind farm to start providing electricity to the grid from Winter 2018.[3] A generation licence was issued on 20 June 2018 for 32 turbines to generate up to 122.56MW.[4] The Willogoleche Wind Farm in Hallet, South Australia officially opened in July 2019.[5]


  1. ^ "Willogoleche". Engie. Retrieved 18 June 2019.
  2. ^ Vorrath, Sophie (30 July 2019). "Engie's 119MW Willogoleche wind farm formally opens in South Australia". Renew Economy. Retrieved 30 July 2019.
  3. ^ "New Developments". Australian Energy Market Operator. 22 December 2017. SA data file. Retrieved 13 January 2018.
  4. ^ "Electricity generation licence application - Willogoleche Power Pty Ltd". Essential Services Commission of South Australia. Retrieved 23 October 2018.
  5. ^ "Willogoleche 119MW wind farm officially opens".