Musselroe Wind Farm

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Musselroe Wind Farm is a wind farm at Cape Portland, Tasmania, Australia.[1] It is third wind farm in the state, being owned and operated by Hydro Tasmania. It consists of 56 Vestas V90-3MW wind turbines, with a generating capacity of 168 MW. The energy output from the Musselroe Wind Farm will be sufficient to supply electricity to around 50,000 households and abate 450,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions annually.[2]

The first 37 turbines have been connected to the grid in 2013,[3] and the full farm was completed in January 2014.[4]

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  1. ^ Alan Copeland. Electricity Generation Major Development Projects -- October 2009 Listing, ABARE, November 2009, p. 9.
  2. ^ Alison Andrews: "Musselroe wind farm to light up Tasmania from February " in The Examiner, 10 December 2012
  3. ^ Tim Walker and Leon Compton: "Musselroe Windfarm online" on ABC, 23 April 2013
  4. ^ Mounster, Bruce: "Energy future lies in the wind as Tasmania is urged to embrace a 'world-class resource'" in The Mercury, 19 January 2014

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Coordinates: 40°46′50″S 148°01′46″E / 40.78056°S 148.02944°E / -40.78056; 148.02944