Entura named owner’s engineer for Cattle Hill Wind Farm

Gullen Range Wind Farm. Image courtesy of Goldwind Australia

Entura has been appointed owner’s engineers for Goldwind Australia’s Cattle Hill Wind Farm in Tasmania.

Located on the eastern shore of Lake Echo in the southern side of Central Tasmania, the 144MW wind farm will consist of 48 turbines.

Once operational, the project will provide clean energy to power approximately 63,500 Tasmanian homes each year.

“Entura’s wealth of experience in renewable energy projects around the world, coupled with its intimate knowledge of Tasmania’s power system, will help ensure the successful delivery of this project,” Goldwind Australia managing director John Titchen said.

TasNetworks is commencing all works required to connect the wind farm to the Tasmanian grid, and Entura is partnering with Zinfra to support TasNetworks’ Waddamana substation and grid augmentation requirements.

“We’re pleased to be partnering again with Goldwind Australia, TasNetworks and Zinfra to help deliver Cattle Hill Wind Farm in our home state of Tasmania,” Entura managing director Tammy Chu said.

“The project will make a positive and enduring contribution to our clients and the local community, as well as support the state’s future ambitions.”

Entura recently acted as independent advisor to Goldwind Australia during construction of the White Rock Wind Farm in New South Wales, providing engineering design review and site inspections for the balance of plant contract, which included the main wind farm civil and electrical works.

In Tasmania, Entura delivered end-to-end services for a number of wind power projects, including Musselroe, Woolnorth and Studland Bay wind farms.