Energising the Hunter with Offshore Wind and Oceanex Energy.

The Novocastrian Offshore Wind Farm will build on the Hunter Region’s living legacy as a centre for power generation and heavy industry.  Located more than 20 kilometres offshore, The Novocastrian Offshore Wind Farm will provide significant new job opportunities, revitalise local manufacturing and secure the Hunter’s future as the centre of the states transition to a cleaner, renewable future.

~A$10 Billion Estimated Capital Expenditure

Based on a project of the planned scale.

2,000 Megawatts Indicative Generation Capacity

Clean energy from 2030 onwards to existing grid infrastructure in the Hunter

~3,000 Direct Jobs During Peak Construction

Estimated Direct Jobs During Construction

200-300 Estimated permanent local jobs

Operation & maintenance for a period of 30 years

The Novocastrian Offshore Wind Farm project

The Hunter, including the key base of the Port of Newcastle provides an incredible home for an offshore wind farm with a mindset, infrastructure and workforce experienced in developing and delivering large projects requiring a diversity of skillsets honed in steelmaking, manufacturing, power generation, engineering, mining, port and land logistics, project management and support services, amongst many others.

Register your business today

The Novocastrian Offshore Wind Farm is committed to the sustainable development of a supply chain that optimises local regional capability and global experience to develop and deliver world-class, nationally significant projects of enduring benefit. We invite the local and global supply chain to register so we can get started. You will be the first to receive project updates and the opportunity to participate in shaping a NSW based offshore wind industry.

Our purpose is to turn natural resources into energy for people, and progress for society.

Equinor is a Norwegian broad energy company with more than 21,000 colleagues committed to providing affordable energy for societies worldwide and taking a leading role in the energy transition. We’re on a journey to net zero emissions through optimising our oil and gas portfolio, accelerating growth in renewables and pioneering developments in carbon capture and hydrogen.

Oceanex Energy is an Australian company led by experienced Australian founders

Along with their international partners, they are progressing the development and construction of up to 5 offshore wind farms off the coast of Australia, which will provide a new source of large-scale, clean and reliable electricity that creates huge new investment, jobs and innovation opportunities, especially in key regional centres.

Australia is on the cusp of an exciting era of opportunity. Our Novocastrian Wind project will build on local strengths and skillsets in the Hunter Region coupled with existing grid infrastructure to provide a strong foundation for the delivery of new sources of power over the next decade and beyond.
Andy Evans CEO, Oceanex Energy

Oceanex Energy acknowledges the Awabakal and Worimi peoples as Traditional Custodians of Country. We acknowledge and honour their Ancestors, Elders of the Present and Emerging Elders of the future.

With heart and deep respect, we acknowledge their stories and traditions over the land, water, sky and wind that surround our Novocastrian Offshore Wind project as we create positive outcomes for generations to come.