The Waddi Wind Farm was granted conditional planning approval for up to 57 turbines by the Shire of Dandaragan on the 15 December 2011, as part of the combined Dandaragan Wind Farm. The planning approval allows for the Waddi Wind Farm to be developed separately. In September 2016 a planning permit amendment was approved for changes to the project layout, to increase the turbine tip height from 152 metres to 165 metres and to allow for a separate connection to the electricity network.
In February 2019 a planning permit amendment was approved to increase the wind turbine tip height from 165m to 180m. This higher tip height will significantly increase potential electrical energy generation and maximise the output from the wind farm site.
Separate planning approval was also secured for the Waddi Solar Plant in September 2016.