Electricity Bill Credit

As part of The Pines Wind Farm Proposal, every household in the Oberon LGA is entitled to $100 annual Electricity Bill Credit*.

If the Proposal later goes into construction, the annual Electricity Bill Credit will be increased to $250 per year during construction and operations for the life of the project*. CPI will apply to this $250 payment from the start of construction.

If you live in the Oberon Local Government Area (LGA) and receive a yearly, quarterly or monthly electricity bill for your home you are eligible for annual Electricity Bill Credit payments during investigations, planning and approvals, construction and future operations of The Pines Wind Farm Proposal*.

To find out if your house is in the Oberon LGA go to olg.nsw.gov.au/public/ find-my-council/


* Payments will be seen as a credit on your next electricity bill. See full terms and conditions.

How do I submit my bill for an Electricity Bill Credit

How to submit your electricity bill online

Submit your bill for Electricity Bill Credit

How to submit your electricity bill by email

Take a photo of your electricity bill showing your name, your address, your retailer’s name, and your retailer’s BPAY details and send it via email to: billpay@thepineswindfarm.com.au

How to submit your electricity bill in person

Drop into our Oberon shopfront with a recent electricity bill and ask one of our friendly team to help you claim your bill credit payment (our shopfront will be open starting in July 2024).

Terms and Conditions

Frequently asked questions

Why are we offering $100-$250 Electricity Bill Credit to every household in Oberon LGA?*

We understand the importance of delivering targeted local benefits. That is why The Pines Wind Farm proposal includes shared revenues with the Oberon community through our Community Benefit Package, the Nearby Neighbour Program, and these Electricity Bill Credit payments.

Am I eligible?

If you live in the Oberon Local Government Area (LGA) and receive a yearly, quarterly or monthly electricity bill for your home you are eligible for annual Electricity Bill Credit payments during investigations, planning and approvals, construction and future operations phases of The Pines Wind Farm proposal*. To find out if your house is in the Oberon LGA go to olg.nsw.gov.au/public/find-my-council/

How do I get my payment?

By email
Take a photo of your electricity bill showing your name, your address, your retailer’s name, and your retailer’s BPAY details and send it via email to billpay@thepineswindfarm.com.au

In person
Drop into our Oberon shopfront with a recent electricity bill and ask one of our friendly team members to help you claim your Electricity Bill Credit payment (our shopfront will be open starting in July 2024).

How much will I receive?

Eligible households will receive $100 per year during the investigations phase, the planning and approvals phase and up to the start of construction. From the start of construction, eligible households will receive $250 per annum for the life of the windfarm . CPI will apply to this $250 payment from the start of construction.

How will the payment show up on my next bill?

Once your eligibility is confirmed, a payment will be made directly to your household electricity account via BPAY. You will see this on your next bill as a credit.

Can I do this every year?

Yes you can, terms and conditions apply.

What is The Pines Wind Farm Proposal?

TagEnergy has been granted a Planning and Investigation Permit by Forestry Corporation of NSW. The Permit Area issued by Forestry Corporation of NSW comprises Gurnang State Forest, part of Mount David State Forest, and some parts of Vulcan State Forest south of Black Springs. Wind turbine locations will be selected with a focus on minimising impacts to the environment, forest operations, and the local community.

Who are TagEnergy and Stromlo Energy?

TagEnergy is a global clean energy enterprise that has a portfolio of close to 12GW of projects in Australia, the UK, Spain, Portugal and France. TagEnergy’s premier project is the Golden Plains Wind Farm in Rokewood, Victoria. When completed at 1300MW, Golden Plains Wind Farm will be the largest wind farm in Australia and one of the largest in the world.

TagEnergy has engaged Stromlo Energy to lead the investigations and planning and approvals phases of The Pines Wind Farm. Stromlo Energy will lead community engagement as well as planning and environmental approvals. Stromlo Energy is a 100% Australian-owned, expert renewable energy project developer. The Stromlo Energy team has delivered more than $6 billion of operating energy projects in Australia.

How do I get involved?

We’re seeking your input, your ideas, and your patience over the coming years as we work to make The Pines Wind Farm the best it can be for the greater Oberon community. We want to hear from you.