Harapaki Wind Farm is a 176.3MW onshore wind power project. It is planned in Hawke’s Bay, 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 2023.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Onshore||176.3||–||176.3||Permitting||Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand||Meridian Energy|
The project is being developed and currently owned by Meridian Energy.
The project is expected to supply enough clean energy to power 70,000 households. The project cost is expected to be around $289.37m.
The project will have 145m high towers.
Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2023.
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy will be the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company is expected to provide 41 units of SWT-DD-120 turbines, each with 4.3MW nameplate capacity.
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is expected to perform operations and maintenance for the wind power project for a period of 30 years.
About Meridian Energy
Meridian Energy Ltd (Meridian Energy) is a state-owned energy utility that generates, trades and retails electricity. It utilizes renewable energy sources such as wind and water for generation of electricity. It also procures electricity from the wholesale electricity market. The company supplies electricity to homes, businesses and farms in New Zealand. It also supplies electricity to residential and commercial customers in Australia through its subsidiary Powershop Australia Pty Limited. Meridian Energy operates hydropower plants on the Waitaki River and Manapouri Lake in New Zealand and operates wind power plants in New Zealand and Australia. The company has presence in New Zealand, Australia and the UK. Meridian Energy is headquartered in Wellington, New Zealand.
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