View of White Hill wind farm from Mt Prospect, New Zealand

View of White Hill wind farm from Mt Prospect, New Zealand

Description: Meridian Energy’s White Hill wind farm was the first wind farm to be built in the South Island. It is six kilometres south-east of Mossburn in Southland.
The wind farm has 29 two-megawatt V80 Vestas turbines. The turbines have a combined capacity of 58 megawatts, and generate enough electricity annually for 30,000 homes.
The wind farm site is about eight kilometres by three kilometres.
(from www.windenergy.org.nz)

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Keywords: Mt Prospect, New Zealand, Southland, Sunset, Te Anau, mountains, tramping, hiking, White Hill, wind farm, Meridian Energy, electricity, landscape

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