Mt Stuart Wind Farm

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Mt Stuart Wind Farm
Mt Stuart Wind Farm is located in New Zealand
Mt Stuart Wind Farm
Location of Mt Stuart Wind Farm
Country New Zealand
Location Otago
Coordinates 46°4′20″S 169°46′2″E / 46.07222°S 169.76722°E / -46.07222; 169.76722Coordinates: 46°4′20″S 169°46′2″E / 46.07222°S 169.76722°E / -46.07222; 169.76722
Status operating
Construction began April 2011 (April 2011)
Commission date December 2011 (December 2011)
Owner(s) Pioneer Generation
Wind farm
Type Onshore
Hub height 45 m (148 ft)
Rotor diameter 52 m (171 ft)
Rated wind speed 17 m/s (61 km/h; 38 mph)
Power generation
Units operational 9
Make and model Gamesa: G52
Nameplate capacity 7.7 MW
Annual output 25.6 GWh
Website
www.pioneergen.co.nz/Projects.aspx

The Mt Stuart Wind Farm is a wind farm in New Zealand constructed by Pioneer Generation. It is located 15 kilometres west of Milton in the Otago region of the South Island.[1]

Resource consents were granted in February 2010.[2] Construction began in April 2011[3] and the nine turbine wind farm was commissioned in December 2012.[4]

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  1. ^ "Current Projects: Mt Stuart Wind". Pioneer. Retrieved 8 November 2011. 
  2. ^ McNeilly, Hamish (21 May 2010). "Wind farm firm sourcing turbines". Otago Daily Times. 
  3. ^ de Reus, Helena (3 August 2011). "Preparing for power tower". Otago Daily Times. 
  4. ^ de Reus, Helena (16 June 2012). "Otago wind power 'like eating your own veges'". Otago Daily Times. 

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