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November 16, 2021

Castle Hill Wind Farm, New Zealand

By Carmen

Castle Hill Wind Farm is an 860MW onshore wind power project. It is planned in Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2024.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 860 860 Permitting Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand Genesis Energy


The project is being developed and currently owned by Genesis Energy.

The project is expected to generate 3,000,000MWh electricity and supply enough clean energy to power 370,000 households. The project cost is expected to be around $1,680m.

The wind power project consists of 286 turbines.

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Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2024.

About Genesis Energy

Genesis Energy Ltd (Genesis) is an energy company. It generates electricity and supplies it on retail and wholesale basis. The company produces power using the coal, gas, and from renewable sources such as hydro, wind and solar sources. Genesis also supplies gas and LPG, and related services to end-users; sells and purchases electricity derivatives; and provides reward points to customers. Through interests in the Kupe Joint Venture, it explores for, develops and produces gas and petroleum products, and owns the Kupe oil and gas field in the offshore Taranaki basin. Genesis is headquartered in Auckland, New Zealand.


All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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