Equis to commence Low Head Wind Farm construction

Wind turbines along green mountain ridge with blue sky in background (equis)

Renewables developer Equis has welcomed the joint announcement from the Federal, Tasmanian and Victorian Governments to fund the critical Marinus Link transmission project, also announcing its plans to start construction on Low Head Wind Farm next year.

Equis is currently developing the approved Low Head Wind Farm and plans to commence construction in mid-2023. This is part of a portfolio of Tasmanian wind farm projects under early-stage development in Northern Tasmania and the Central Highlands. 

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The projects would require an investment of approximately $1.5 billion into Tasmania and deliver up to 800MW of clean, green, renewable energy, supporting over 1,000 full-time jobs.  

The Tasmanian projects join Equis’ portfolio of renewable and circular economy projects under development in Australia, including Battery Energy System Storage (BESS) projects and energy from waste plants.  

Equis managing director Damian Secen said, “The Federal, Tasmanian and Victorian governments have shown real leadership to drive the Marinus project and progress the planning and engineering of this nation building initiative.

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“Equis is excited to be moving swiftly towards construction of Tasmania’s next wind farm with the support of local communities to help green-power Tasmania’s, and now Australia’s, future.”  

Equis managing director David Russell said, “Equis is committed to bringing long-term investment into renewable energy generation in a manner that brings costs down and supports Tasmania’s leading role in achieving net-zero emissions for Australia.”  

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