Media statement – Cullerin Range Wind Farm incident

On the morning of Thursday, 5 January 2023 a wind turbine at EDL’s Cullerin Range Wind Farm in regional New South Wales caught fire.

No one was hurt in the incident. The Rural Fire Service were immediately notified and attended the scene until the fire was safely extinguished later that morning.

The health and safety of our team, the local community and the protection of the environment are our first priorities. Our sincere thanks to EDL’s operation & maintenance provider, Vestas, and the Rural Fire Service for working together so quickly and effectively to safely manage the incident.

A comprehensive investigation is now underway.

We understand there is significant interest in this event and EDL is committed to sharing the learnings and outcomes from this investigation with the industry and stakeholders.