Mount Emerald Wind Farm

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Mount Emerald Wind Farm
Mount Emerald Wind Farm is located in Queensland
Mount Emerald Wind Farm
Location of Mount Emerald Wind Farm in Queensland
Country Australia
Coordinates 17°11′S 145°22′E / 17.183°S 145.367°E / -17.183; 145.367Coordinates: 17°11′S 145°22′E / 17.183°S 145.367°E / -17.183; 145.367
Status Proposed
Construction cost 500 million
Wind farm
Type Onshore
Avg. site elevation 900 m (2,953 ft)
Site usage Farm Land
Site area 2,422 ha (24 km2)
Hub height 90 m (295 ft)
Rotor diameter 100 m (328 ft)
Rated wind speed 50 km/h (13.9 m/s)
Power generation
Units operational 75
Nameplate capacity 220
Annual generation 500 GW·h

Mount Emerald Wind Farm is a proposed 220 MW wind power station on Mount Emerald approximately 8 km WNW of Tolga, and 49 km SW of Cairns. The project is a joint venture between Port Bajool and Ratch Australia Corporation Limited. Ratch Australia bought the project from Transfield Services in July 2011.[1]

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  1. ^ "Mount Emerald Newsletter 3" (PDF). RATCH Australia. Retrieved 30 January 2012.