White Hill Wind Farm

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White Hill Wind Farm
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White Hill Wind Farm is located in New Zealand
White Hill Wind Farm
Location of White Hill Wind Farm
Country New Zealand
Location Southland Region
Coordinates 45°45′9″S 168°16′18″E / 45.75250°S 168.27167°E / -45.75250; 168.27167Coordinates: 45°45′9″S 168°16′18″E / 45.75250°S 168.27167°E / -45.75250; 168.27167
Status Operational
Construction began March 2006 (March 2006)
Commission date October 2007 (October 2007)
Owner(s) Meridian
Wind farm
Type Onshore
Site area 24 km2 (9.27 sq mi)
Hub height 68 m (223 ft)
Rotor diameter 80 m (262 ft)
Rated wind speed 15 m/s (54 km/h; 34 mph)
Power generation
Units operational 29
Make and model Vestas
Nameplate capacity 58

The White Hill Wind Farm is a wind farm in New Zealand operated by Meridian Energy. It was officially opened in 2007.[1]

It is located six kilometres south-east of Mossburn in the Southland Region of the South Island. The wind farm covers approximately 24 square kilometers of mainly forestry land.[2]

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  1. ^ "South Island’s landmark first wind farm opened". Scoop. 2007-06-08. Retrieved 2008-09-26. 
  2. ^ "Discover White Hill Wind Farm". Meridian. 2009. Retrieved 2011-04-10. 

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