Crookwell Wind Farm
|Crookwell Wind Farm|
Location of Crookwell Wind Farm in New South Wales
|Location||Crookwell, New South Wales|
|Units operational||8 X 600 kW|
|Nameplate capacity||4.8 MW
Crookwell Wind Farm, located at Crookwell west of Goulburn, New South Wales, consists of eight 600 kW wind turbines giving a total capacity of 4.8 MW. It was the first grid-connected wind farm in Australia when built by Pacific Power in 1998. It is now owned by Trustpower.
The farm was the largest wind farm in Australia when built, with the energy produced bought and on-sold to customers by then energy retailer Great Southern Energy.
- Alan Copeland. Electricity Generation Major Development Projects -- October 2009 Listing, ABARE, November 2009, p. 9.
- "Union Fenosa Wind Australia announces continuing works at Crookwell 2 wind farm" in the Crookwell Gazette, 10 July 2012
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