White Hill wind farm, Mossburn, New Zealand

White Hill wind farm, Mossburn, New Zealand

Description: 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. The wind at the White Hill site has very good speed and consistency for wind farming, by both national and international standards. The turbines are 107 metres tall – including the blades. The tubular steel tower and nacelle stand 67 metres high. (source: www.windenergy.org.n)

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Keywords: Landscape, Meridian Energy, Mossburn, New Zealand, Power station, Southland, White Hill, electricity, people, scenery, wind farm

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